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I come before you!
Today I had two really fun lessons on the same topic, one with the kindergartners and the second one with the 2nd and 3rd graders combined. The topic was “when does order matter?” and I began both classes with a … Continue reading
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Tagged 2nd grade, 3rd grade, building, drawing, handson activity, Kindergarten, logic, Main Line Classical Academy, order
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Drawing stars and triangles
Last week we did several really fun activities from the book A Collection of Math Lessons, A: Grades 13 by Marilyn Burns and Bonnie Tank. Here is an account of one of them. The activity was “How many stars can … Continue reading
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Tagged 6 years old, 7 years old, drawing, fun math, Main Line Classical Academy, place value, second grade
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How to Draw It
This week’s lesson with Katie and Varya started off with some drawing exercises. I would show them a figure and they had to draw it without lifting the pencil from the paper and without going over any line twice. The … Continue reading
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Tagged 5 years old, drawing, fun math, graph theory, lesson, parity
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It all depends on how you look at it.
Objects often looked different when viewed from different angles. A fun, and often nontrivial, activity is to draw an object as viewed from the front, side, top, etc. This week in class, we used cubes from the puzzle game Qbits … Continue reading
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Tagged 5 years old, 6 years old, drawing, fun math, geometry, Golden Key Russian School, projections
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