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Conquering Fractions

“If my tooth falls out first, you give me fifty bucks. If your tooth falls out first, I give you fifty bucks”. Four year old Zach is beginning to think like a statistician. He doesn’t know WHY the probability is in his favour though, but his instincts are likely correct. Giggles surrounded us on a … Continue reading

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the 3 r’s: first, arithmetic

When I attempted true unschooling for a time, I discovered the unbelievable…there is no way to get away from arithmetic. You need to understand math…add, subtract, multiply and divide, estimate, and understand decimals and percentages. Consumerism requires it. You want to decide how much produce you can afford? Then you need to understand weights and measurements. You … Continue reading