Tag Archives: Math

Math Books We Have Loved

Teaching Early Math Through Literature (well, for a given value of literature) “There’s only room for one mouse, I mean number, in the ones column. You have to carry the other upstairs and add it with the tens column,” I told Meg one day. We were practicing adding two-digit numbers with carrying. “So which number goes […]

Slow Down | HSLDA Blog

Slow Down

It was another day of school…and another day of drama over a math problem. This month’s math challenge with my second-grader, Ginger, was learning how to carry. She had done pretty well with two digits, but when we got to three, I knew she would need a little more help. She is one of those […]

Daring, Shaming and Math

Sometimes I’m bowled over by an unexpected insight in a book, and that’s exactly what happened to me when I read Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brene Brown. Daring Greatly is mainly about the importance of being vulnerable. But then it goes […]