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Archive for October, 2009

Math Doesn’t Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail – Danica McKellar

by on Oct.28, 2009, under Reviews

Seeing the title:” Math doesn’t suck”, the teacher inside me has thought “hmm… come on, this can not be a helpful math book!” Then seeing on the front cover some other words like: nail, horoscope, crush, math-o-phobe, I’ve thought: “hmm…this sounds girlish, stylish and fun. It looks like an “Elle” magazine or like a chick lit book – which, honestly, I love! (Even if there aren’t the smartest magazines or books in the world, they are improving my life giving me practical advices and a great mood) – so, let’s check it a little bit”.  (continue reading…)

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Games’ benefits

by on Oct.14, 2009, under Games

Playing scrabble, monopoly or even cards together with our family or friends, doing Sudoku or crosswords by ourselves is not only a way to socialize or have fun but also a good opportunity to make our brains work out.   (continue reading…)

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As a parent, how should I choose the math games for my child?

by on Oct.08, 2009, under Math

Should I do it by myself or should I collaborate with the child and the teacher? 

There are so many sites with math games! How should I know what to propose to my child?   (continue reading…)

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Learning Math is playing real life (or playing math is learning real life)

by on Oct.06, 2009, under Math

School and home or playing and learning (preparing for the grower up life) shouldn’t be too far away one from each other, but interfere.  

Teaching mathematics has been changed a lot in the last years as everything around us. That’s why the parents are more and more challenged to “run” after their kids; trying to stay as close as possible to their children’ hobbies, preoccupations or interests.  (continue reading…)

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