Category Archives for Steve Demme

Six Principles That Will Improve Your Family Communication

Join Steve as he shares principles that have helped him learn to speak and listen to his wife. These same principles have improved his ability to connect with his four sons. More about Steve Demme: Steve Demme Steve and his wife Sandra have been married since 1979. They have been blessed with four sons, three […]

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I’m a Homeschooler of a Special Child: Q&A with Steve Demme

An interview with Steve Demme regarding his experiences and lessons learned as a homeschooling parent of a child with special needs. More about Steve Demme: Steve Demme Steve and his wife Sandra have been married since 1979. They have been blessed with four sons, three lovely daughters-in-law, and three grandchildren. Their fourth son, John, has […]

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I Don’t Feel Qualified to Teach My Children

As a parent, you are uniquely qualified to be the primary educator of your children. You have more assets than you realize. Listen and be encouraged by a homeschooling father of four sons who are now in their thirties.  More about Steve Demme: Steve Demme Steve and his wife Sandra have been married since 1979. […]

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You Can’t Raise Your Child with Challenges Alone

Over the years, God has brought wonderful people along side of us at just the right time. We need this ongoing support from this community of faithful people. From supportive family to therapists to Special Olympics to Joni and Friends Retreats, we are so thankful for the faithful friends who have walked with us on […]

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Launching Your Own Business and Being and Entrepreneur

What are the pluses and minuses of starting and owning your own business? What is an entrepreneur? There will be plenty of practical information and many lessons Steve has learned in starting multiple businesses including Math-U-See. More about Steve Demme: Steve Demme Steve and his wife Sandra have been married since 1979. They have been […]

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Fundamentals of Algebra Taught Concretely

Instead of mere symbols on paper, Steve demonstrates with manipulatives, the central concepts of algebra: problem solving, exponents, squares, square roots, negative numbers, basic operations with polynomials, factoring trinomials, and graphing lines. Come and experience an “Aha” moment. More about Steve Demme: Steve Demme Steve and his wife Sandra have been married since 1979. They […]

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Influence of Fathers

A plethora of studies have demonstrated the profound impact of fathers on their children. In this session we will explore the influence of Dads in scripture and how we can learn from what they did well and where they dropped the ball. God designed men to serve and lay their lives down for their wife […]

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Math You Understand

Math is so much more than memorizing rules and facts. With a unique and humorous approach, Steve demonstrates how to use hands-on manipulatives to illustrate important math concepts such as place value, double digit multiplication, fractions, algebra, exponents, squares, square roots, and factoring trinomials. More about Steve Demme: Steve Demme Steve and his wife Sandra […]

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Having Fun, Being Flexible, and Adapting to Your Child

Living in our world of the “New Normal” there are often times of sadness, but there are also periods of joy that we would never have experienced with a typical child. Join us as we explore the very special and the very lovely aspects of living in Holland, instead of Italy. More about Steve Demme: […]

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Thinking Outside the Traditional Math Box

When our children are unable to learn math in the “normal” manner, we need to develop strategies to help our struggling learner memorize math facts and other math concepts. When traditional methods are not working, we need to turn to “Plan B”. Join Steve in brainstorming and thinking outside the box. More about Steve Demme: […]

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