Category Archives: Math

Mammoths & Mastodons at Missouri History Museum

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What We Have Been Up To…

Although we haven’t been posting, we have been very busy. This Fall in addition to JJ’s monthly classes at the zoo and events at the MO History Museum, we added private one hour swim lessons twice a week and a … Continue reading

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DaVinci Machine Exhibit Field Trip – Sept. 20

Attended the Leonardo DaVinci Incredible Machines Exhibit with the StLouis HomeSchool Network.

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New Math Game – Mythmatical Battles

Found a great solution for the tediousness of practicing multiplication facts while combining my son’s love of mythology— Mythmatical Battles card game. This cards game where you can pit Norse versus Egyptian or Celtic versus Greek mythological characters was suggested … Continue reading

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Math

When working with JJ and rote skills like multiplication facts, it is really important to give him plenty of visual models. Multiplication arrays are one such example. They lend themselves to easy connections to Geometry. We also play numerous games … Continue reading

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