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Humble Beginnings

Math-U-See began with a request from a small homeschool coop in Hamilton, Massachusetts. In 1989, the coop approached Steve Demme and asked him to coordinate and teach a math program. Steve agreed and began teaching the children one day per week, creating worksheets for practicing math skills on the other four days.

Steve's math program was a success. After just one semester, some of the parents expressed an interest in purchasing his math book. So, in 1990, after a visit to a local copy store and the purchase of a GBC binder, the very first Math-U-See books were born.

Soon Steve saw a new need. He felt that showing parents how to use the new worksheet books would help them to have more success with teaching their children, but he couldn't train each parent individually. He decided to write an instruction manual and create videos of himself teaching small groups of children. Through this instruction manual and his videos, Steve began to train parents to build confident problems solvers at home.

Steve's approach to teaching math proved effective, and word about the new homeschool math curriculum, Math-U-See, spread. The rest, as we say, is history.


Meet Steve Demme

Steve and Sandra Demme have been married for more than 29 years. Their union has been blessed with four sons: Isaac, 28; Ethan, 26; Joseph, 23; and Johnny, 21. With God's help, each of the Demme boys enjoyed a home education.

In addition to developing the Math-U-See books and learning tools, Steve speaks at homeschool conferences, addressing a variety of topics in the hopes of encouraging parents in their God-given responsibilities to raise and train their children for His glory. Steve's desire is to understand God's word and practice it, beginning at home.

As a former math teacher, Steve taught math at all levels in public, private, and Christian schools, receiving the teacher of the year award in 1982. He also taught his own children, one with special needs, providing tutoring services as well. Steve credits many of his unique math approaches to his time spent tutoring, as he often had to invent creative ways of teaching math in one-on-one situations and to children with varied learning styles and needs. His math program has helped parents and children around the world.


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I wanted to take an opportunity to share with you how Math U See has changed our homeschooling. My oldest son is in grade five. For a couple of years I have seen math becoming harder and harder (we were using a different curriculum). I could see his eyes glass over and he would just sit and stare at his math work. Last year was the hardest. He could do the math problems with great effort, but I never felt like he knew what he was doing. He would just memorize what to do, but often times get the answer wrong because he got a little mixed up in the process. This year we started Math U See. I kid you not when on the first day my oldest sat there and started whooping and hollering, saying, "I get it! I finally get it! I understand now". I have never had to ask him once this year to complete his math. He loves it. Actually, everyone loves it in our home! I tell everyone person I can about how great this math program is. I'm even understanding why we do things that I never understood before. Thanks for making this so easy (and practical)!!
Christianne Hathaway
Metro Boston
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