Tag: maths

Complex Symmetry From a 4 Year Old

I re-discovered some photos I took of my now 7 year old, who when he was 4 had this habit of creating near perfect and very complex symmetrical models with things like Duplo and Hama Beads. It’s interesting to reflect on it now.  I would often speak to him about the symmetrical things he created,

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A Full Hour of Maths

A full hour of #maths right before bed with #triominos #unschooling #unschool #homeschooling #homeeducation #homeeducator A photo posted by UnschoolMe (@unschoolme) on Dec 18, 2016 at 3:26pm PST Sometimes we will dip into worksheet type activities for maths and writing, not too often.  And most definitely not when the kids are really not up for

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Doing Things Differently With Maths

I’m developing a bit of an obsession with how to teach maths and I’m using this blog to take notes as I go. I’ve been spending countless hours researching better ways of teaching. I’ve convinced myself that the way school teaches math just isn’t much fun. Not only that, it’s totally (or mostly) irrelevant in

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