I’m not fond of drill, but I”m glad we’ve been working on connecting numerals to their value, because suddenly K gets them, and place value. We were playing with Cuisanaire Rods, and I remarked that I’d made a square that Continue reading An Arithmetic Breakthrough
I wanted a sturdy base, so I downloaded a Cook’s Illustrated pineapple upsidedown recipe (I skipped the fruit though) which was supposed to be for a 9 inch round. Ah, a chance to show Matt the formula for the area Continue reading Why yes, we do always get the urge to bake once it gets to be 80 degrees outside.
I re-wrote my massive annual paperwork list in different colors with action statements beginning with verbs instead of the interlocking issues I was afraid I’d forget. Teasing out the interlocking-ness took some time, and there are now crossed off lines Continue reading They also serve who only fill out papers