Making Math

Comprehensive Video Lectures and Homework Exercise
Support for the OpenStax™ Math Textbooks

  • A Complete Homeschool Math Curriculum

  • Hundreds of Video Lectures

  • Thousands of Homework Support Videos

  • Middle School to College Courses

  • Created by a Math Professor

  • Bulk Pricing for Schools


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Know the Why Background is Important

Knowing where math comes from is important. Comprehensive knowledge of the concepts helps you to learn and retain the material. You can rely on The Math Translator to give you the full story and make it easy to understand in the process.

Learn the How Clear and Thorough Video Instruction

Once you know the why, it’s time to learn the how! The videos on this website can be used by anyone taking math classes. Designed for students from middle school through college sophomore, they are clear, concise, and can be viewed over and over again until you truly “get it”.

Do the Math Supportive Tool

Now that you know the why and how, it’s time to build confidence in your skills. The video content on this site builds concepts in a step-by-step fashion to help you build your math skills gradually, which in turn helps you build your confidence in your ability to do math.

A Professor with 20+ Years of Teaching Experience

For some, math is a breeze requiring little effort. For others, it can be quite challenging. That’s where online math instruction from The Math Translator comes in. My high-quality instructional videos can be used by anyone taking a math class or any child being homeschooled. The videos are easy to understand and provide a low-cost option for quality instruction in mathematics.

  • Comprehensive instruction provides a solid foundation in math concepts

  • Clear and thorough explanations that help build math skills and ease math anxiety

  • Companion lectures to the free, online OpenStax math books

  • Video explanations for every other odd homework problem in each book

  • Answer keys for the practice tests in each chapter to help support your learning

  • Affordable monthly subscription allows access to the entire video library database


"Math is a Language. Learn to Speak it With Me."

Melissa McNickle M.S. in Mathematics


Math Education That is Accessible to All The Math Translator Video Subscription is Beneficial for...

  • Students

    You thought you understood the concepts you learned in class, but now that you’re home you’re drawing a blank. Sound familiar? The Math Translator videos are the perfect complement to your in-class learning, providing step-by-step instructions to help you better understand math concepts and reduce math anxiety.

  • Teachers

    Videos are a perfect companion to textbook learning but where do you find the time to create videos? I’ve solved that problem for you, creating a large database of videos that compliment your teaching, allowing your students to repeatedly review math concepts until they truly understand.

  • Parents

    If you've chosen to homeschool your children or if you are looking for extra help for your child, you've come to the right place! The Math Translator's video library provides a complete program for homeschooled children and a supportive tool for children attending brick and mortar schools. No matter which situation your child is in, they can benefit from The Math Translator videos and homework support to improve their math skills and, ultimately, their math grades.

  • Schools

    With a site license, The Math Translator videos and homework support are made available to all students within a school. A custom URL is created for each site license that allows any computer on the school's network to automatically login to The Math Translator video database.  This support improves retention and increases success rates by giving students access to online math help while on campus.