Struggling Learner: Check Please!

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE checking things off my list. I love to schedule and create lists. For me, lists motivate and inspire me to get things done. Sometimes I make a list just so I can check things off! However, I must admit, not being … [Read more...]

Struggling Learner: Play with Your Food!

I remember my Mom telling me as a child "Don’t play with your food." Of course, she was trying to get me to eat something that I really didn’t want to eat! But did you know that you can blend math and kids playing with their food? For me, this all … [Read more...]

Level E, Lesson 104: Classifying Polygons

This week’s discussion on taken from RS1 Level E, Lesson 104. Well, actually, it’s more related to Worksheet 115, the worksheet for this lesson. The lesson is on classifying polygons, but the problem spot is the measurements of the pentagons, … [Read more...]

RS2 Level B, Multiplication as Arrays

Today we’re going to talk about why we teach multiplication to our younger children. Earlier this week I talked with Jenna from Portland. She was wondering why we’re teaching multiplication at this level. Very good question, Jenna! We introduce … [Read more...]

RS2 Level C, Lesson 113

This week’s blog is coming in from California and is compliments of Karen and her eight-year-old son, Aaron. They are in RS2 Level C, Lesson 113, and had a question on the worksheet. Lesson 113, Addition Sum Line Plots,  has us first determine the … [Read more...]