App teaching algebraic thinking.

Subject: Math (algebraic equations)

Grade level: First grade and up

Publisher: DragonBox Algebra

Website: http://dragonbox.com/

Description: Highly regarded app that uses well-designed games to teach students (even young ones) the foundational skills of algebraic equations. DragonBox 5+ is for younger students; DragonBox 12+ is significantly more difficult and is best for students who have already begun studying algebra.


Susan Wise Bauer

Susan Wise Bauer is an educator, writer, and historian. She is the co-author of The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (now in its fourth edition), and the author of (among others) The Well- Educated Mind, The Story of Western Science, the Story of the World series, the History of the World series, the elementary series Writing With Ease, and the pre-rhetoric series Writing With Skill. Susan was home educated through high school and has taught all four of her children at home. She has a B.A. and M.A. in English language and literature, an M.Div., and a Ph.D. in the history of American religion from the College of William and Mary in Virginia, where she taught writing and literature for over fifteen years.


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