by Carolyn Forte | Feb 29, 2020 | Academics, Behavior, Child Development, Common Core, Confidence, Curriculum, Fear and Anxiety, Homeschooling, Math, Out of Box

Math Struggles and Solutions by Carolyn Forte You may be surprised to learn that the teaching of “math” has changed dramatically in the last half century. Beginning in the 1960’s, algebra and other elements of higher math have been inserted in...
by marty | Sep 2, 2019 | Child Development, Math, Play, Pre-K Math

The best math learning tools for young children are games, activities and manipulative toys. Young children need lots of hands-on experience with objects including counting before they get formal lessons on worksheets. They need these experiences in order to go...
by Carolyn Forte | Aug 30, 2019 | Academics, Math

The above math “problem” caused a sensation on Twitter recently with strong arguments about the “solution.” Depending on how you go about solving it, you could get either 1 or 16 as the answer. This is a perfect illustration of the insanity of trying to mix algebra...