Tag Archives: unschooling

I'm Throwing Out Fifty Things!

I'm Throwing Out Fifty Things!

Do you have 50 things that you can throw out? What percentage of all your stuff is that?More

Time & Technology – Are we missing some math practice?

Time & Technology – Are we missing some math practice?

The way we tell time now is much different than it was long ago. Is that depriving our kids?More

Teaching Time Isn’t Only About Telling Time

Teaching Time Isn’t Only About Telling Time

Teaching time seems pretty straightforward. But when you think about how adults view time, it becomes a little slippery.More

A Human Interest Story Involving Math: The $100 Battery Charger

A Human Interest Story Involving Math: The $100 Battery Charger

A story of generosity that doesn’t look like it has math in it – until you really look!More

Teaching Geometry with Pickles

Teaching Geometry with Pickles

Another place to see geometry in action – Vlasic has segmented pickles (like cylinders) into ovals (like ellipses)!More

Unrecognized Math Conversations

Unrecognized Math Conversations

I saw two bright women have an entertaining conversation about math. And the one with a strong math background didn’t even recognize it!More

How to Teach Right Triangles when Crossing the Street

How to Teach Right Triangles when Crossing the Street

You expose yourself to more risk when you take the fast route between your car and the store. Sometimes the hypotenuse in a right triangle isn’t the best way to go!More

The 1-2-3 Song

So many children’s songs are to the tune of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star – now there’s one more – The 1-2-3 Song!More

How to Integrate Math into Geography

How to Integrate Math into Geography

It’s a great day to integrate math into everything. Here’s a way to help geography be more fun, and get some cool math in!More

Wordless Wednesday: An Example of Count 10 Read 10

Wordless Wednesday: An Example of Count 10 Read 10

Check out this picture from my family’s Count 10 Read 10 routine. And get ready for the discussion (via webinar) tonight at 8:30 CST.More