All posts tagged: math

Homeschool Math Quandry

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Child's Play / General Musings / Getting Schooled

We are currently homeschooling our two youngest kiddos, Rowan and Robbie, who are 6 and 4. We mostly unschool at this point, honestly because between our jobs and working on the house, that’s what we can handle. And so far, it seems to be working. Yet there are skills I want to spend more time with, especially with Rowan, and math is one of them. As I mentioned in a previous post, he’s interested in […]

Not Good at Math

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My six-year-old, Rowan, was using an online math program this afternoon. He worked hard to figure out an answer, got it right, and then exclaimed, “I’m good at math!” And he is. He’s not a savant or anything. Maybe not even particularly gifted, although casual coversation leads me to believe he might grasp mathematical concepts in an advanced way. But right now, he’s laying down some basic kindegarten-first grade arithmetic skills, working at a pace […]