Tag Archives: fractions

Math Night!

Now’s the Time! If you’ve ever wanted to have a math night at your child’s school or homeschool group, now’s the time. This event makes a great stress reliever for students, either before or after state testing. And I don’t know of any better way to get parents involved in their children’s math education. The […]

Fractions Often Elicit Fear Ask a random adult what area of math they find most difficult, and they are very likely to say, “fractions.” They were never comfortable with fractions as kids, and this discomfort followed them into adulthood. The pattern continues with many of today’s kids. I’ll never forget the day that my (then) […]

Why I Love Tuesdays

I love Tuesdays. On Tuesdays I get to work (or, better said, “play”) with one of my favorite students. “Tom” is 9 years old and autistic. He is also cheerful, enthusiastic, and polite … at least on Tuesdays. His mom says he is sometimes cranky on other days but he’s always happy when Tuesday arrives. […]