…it look about 20 seconds. I said… and this is the “divided by” sign. It means… …and he said, “I got it.” And he did. It’s always so easy to […]
Rod Junkins argues 1930s research proves ya’ don’t need to teach ’em math: “Louis Benezet carried out audacious research. He asked the principals of schools in Manchester, New Hampshire to […]
Cinder, 12, did his first formal math last year. We zipped through most of what would be grade two-to-four curriculum in two time blocks of 17 and then 21 days, […]
I. Flora, the artist, fingers covered with paint, finishes glazing her second clay sculpture of the day. Then looks at them, looks at their price tags, looks at me. “Gah! […]
Life. It’s supposed to be messy: That’s what we’ve been up to the last few weeks. How about you?
From Feb. 2008, Unschooling Canada I was joking some friends recently et al recently that, having now seen sufficient evidence that my children will become literate without my obsessing about […]
We’re reading Rick Riordan’s Mark of Athena right now (continuing Cinder and Flora’s 18-month-long love affair with Percy Jackson and the Olympians–see How Cinder and Flora became Hellenic Pagans). The […]
We’re re-reading Julie Ellis’s What’s Your Angle, Pythagoras? right now; a great way to introduce a2+b2=c2, the wonders of right angles… and the real-life application of maths. We’re all enjoying […]