Math

Autumn Living Math

Remember Mathwire?  Boy, do they have some goodies for the fall season!  Below are some of the activities we’ve done so far. Scarecrow Measurement Man Candy Corn Triangular Number Pattern Insect and Spider Problem Solving And these are on our to-do list…. ~Area and Perimeter of Leaves ~Coordinate Graph Jack-o-lantern Go have some fun with…

Living Math – Winter Fun

After the last couple of living math posts, I promised to share some of our non-textbook lessons.  Here are some of the fun things we’ve been doing/have planned to do this winter on our living math days.  My hope is to encourage you that…. 1.) Living math really is thoughtful, meaningful math. 2.) Living math isn’t hard to…

Living Math

Living Math

(This post contains affiliate links and links to my business website, Shining Dawn Books.) I hated math when I wad a kid. Hated it.  It didn’t make much sense to me, I had a hard time memorizing facts, and my teacher’s didn’t spend much time helping me to understand. I remember my poor dad spending…