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Aug26

Geometric Shapes: Circle

We’ve already seen some of the main geometric shapes in earlier posts. In this post, we’re going to look more in-depth at the circle. A circle is a geometrical shape that is made by drawing a curve that always has the same distance from the point that we refer to as the center. In just […]

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Aug24

Winnie Cooper, The Wonder Years and Math is Cool

It was the 80’s and many of my friends either had a crush on Winnie Cooper from The Wonder Years or wanted to be Winnie Cooper. Today there’s a much wider variety of TV shows. TV is just better and certainly more plentiful than when we were kids. But our children will likely never know what […]

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Aug19

What Is a Number? Learn to Count up to 9

What Is a Number? A number helps us represent and compare quantities without having the objects in front of us. Caesar and Gabriela will share a bag of candy: Caesar says he will eat the orange candies, so Gabriela will eat the green ones. Who will eat more candy? Let’s compare Caesar’s candy with Gabriela’s: […]

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Aug17

I Look Like an Engineer

If there is anything certain in the debate about why there aren’t enough women in engineering and general sciences, it is that girls see too few role models in these fields. That is not to say that the availability of STEM role models is an issue that only affects girls (soccer stars and celebrities spend […]

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Aug11

Practice Length Measurement Problems

Practice Length Measurement Problems

To solve length measurement problems, we need to have various factors in mind: the unit of measurement used, conversion exercises, and the understanding of how to use different measuring units. In this post, we’ll present different exercise types that’ll help us understand these concepts. Unit of Measure Used to Express the Information In problems that […]

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Aug10

10 Mistakes Parents Make with Their Children’s Homework

10 Mistakes Parents Make with Their Children’s Homework

Homework is a basic pillar of the education system. As unpopular as it might be with some kids, most parents and teachers defend homework, saying it reinforces classroom learning, helps create good work habits and discipline, and benefits concentration and memory. Homework is a child’s task and responsibility, however, parents also play a role: that […]

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