Free voluntary (math) homework

I engaged in an act of (semi) academic dishonesty again last night.  It was a case of more of the "busy work" type math homework that resulted in repetitive plotting of co-ordinates on an x-y plane and then only on the positive parts of the plane in order to end up with a snoopy dog … Continue reading Free voluntary (math) homework

Getting into and through Algebra

Whoever decided that learning should be "fun" ought to be hung.  Ok, I don't really mean that. Except when I do.  There are two occasions when I do mean that. One is around math and one is around spelling. Let's slay spelling first - who the heck decided that the best way for a kid … Continue reading Getting into and through Algebra