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Should children use their fingers in math?

Posted by Mollie Shaw on

Is it a poor practice to allow children to use their fingers as manipulatives when teaching math?  

What does Professor Barrett believe?

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Math Woes?

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Math Woes?
Teachers and home school parents often struggle to find the math program that works best with all of their students.  I absolutely 

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University Model Schools International Conference

Posted by Cameron Shaw on

I love the model of the University-Model school.  The vision is to use the educational tasks to develop and enhance the discipleship role of  the parent.

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Is there just one right way to do math problems?

Posted by Cameron Shaw on

Is there just one right way to do math problems?

Math is traditionally taught using step-by-step directions which must be followed in order to get the correct answer.   But, is it wrong to go about getting the correct answer a different way? Some of the best math teachers are allowing less efficient approaches to achieving the correct answers from their students in order to insure that the student is understanding the underlying MEANING of the math skill.  For example, when multiplying a long number, taking the time to expand each digit into its full expanded notation is a long and tedious way to get to the answer.  However, it may...

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Culmination of Education…

Posted by Mollie Shaw on

“This idea of all education springing from and resting upon our relation to Almighty God-we do not merely give a religious education because that would seem to imply the possibility of some other education, a secular education, for example. But we hold that all education is divine, that every good gift of knowledge and insight comes from above, that the Lord the Holy Spirit is the supreme educator of mankind, and that the culmination of all education (which may at the same time be reached by a little child) is that personal knowledge of and intimacy with God in which...

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