Wednesday, March 3, 2010

OLD FASHIONED 21ST CENTURY MATH

Yesterday Banana said to me "I want to do math the old fashioned way". Hmmmm....should I ask? "Okay Banana, what is the old fashioned way?", she replies "It's when we do math on the chalkboard just like I did last year in school". So, we get out our 21st century homeschool math that is entirely on her bright purple laptop - and we transpose her problems onto the chalkboard. Just like the good 'ol days.
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I love the contrast of her bright purple high-tech math teaching machine - next to the antiquated black and white chalkboard.
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Whatever works I tell ya, whatever works.
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Don't you just wonder what this one is thinking about? She was begging me to sit down and do math with her. She LOVES math. She is doing Horizons Kindergarten Math.Photobucket
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She was very proud of how neatly she wrote her numbers today.
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And here she is working on Explode the Code . She really likes this workbook as well, it's a great phonics based curriculum, and is just the right challenge for her.
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Pardon the poor quality of this picture, I took it with my I-phone. Boo started swim lessons today. She was super excited!!
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Can you believe this was 5 minutes after her FIRST ever swim lesson? The depth of the water was well over her head. I'm so proud of her.

2 comments:

Wendy said...

Love that Banana enjoyed the "old-fashioned way" to do math. WOW--little Boo is quite the little fish--amazing!

Nana said...

Wow that is great Emily. You are a quick learner. Good job on your math Hannah.