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Oxton House is your source for popular, exciting, powerful teaching materials! We specialize in tools for teaching reading and math and for dealing with learning disabilities.

This is the home of Dr. Phyllis Fischer’s research-based, multisensory reading-decoding program, Concept Phonics, a classroom-tested, efficient, economical way to achieve breakthrough success with beginning readers.  We publish materials in:

Reading & Spelling    Math History & Arithmetic   Learning Disabilities & other special interest areas

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What's New at Oxton House:

November Special!

Use Discount Code 1511a for Pathways I.

Use Discount Code 1511b for Pathways II.

– valid until Nov. 30 –


Math History

Course adoptions: 24 and counting!

So far, 24 colleges and universities in 16 states or provinces have adopted our new Second Edition of Math through the Ages as a course text.

the list

Coming in November—

Expanded Second Edition of
Math through the Ages,

co-published with
the Mathematical Association of America

— a hardbound book with the same text material as the paperback Second Edition plus 64 pages of Questions and Projects.

more about Math through the Ages

Now available as downloads –

Pathways from the Past – a pair of teacher’s manuals and two sets of activity sheets for helping students master various topics in arithmetic, pre-algebra, and algebra. These are curriculum-independent supplements to help implement the “Standards for Mathematical Practice” of the Common Core.

Download Price only $24.95 per set

more than 37% off the price of the print packages,
and no shipping charges!

Pathways I: Using History to Teach Numbers, Numerals, and Arithmetic

— a 64-page manual and a set of reproducible masters for 19 two-page activity sheets.

Payment for download orders is by PayPal only.

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Order Pathways I

Pathways II: Using History to Teach Algebra — a 72-page manual and a set of reproducible masters for 18 two-page activity sheets.

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Order Pathways II

“I am very excited to use these [materials] in the classroom.  The info correlates with the standards I teach and are the areas my students struggle with.” (8th grade teacher)

“I love the materials. The activities are well constructed and ready to use with kids.”
(7th grade teacher)

“This is something that I can see fitting into various grade levels.” (high school algebra teacher)

We are introducing the download versions of the Pathways for the Past sets with this  limited-time offer:

Use the code below to get an additional $5 off their already low price.

That's only $19.95 each — a full 50% less than the price of the printed sets!

Pathways from the Past