Math

Twinderella – A Fractioned Fairytale

Twinderella – A Fractioned Fairytale

Have you heard the story of Cinderella? Well, you don’t know the half of it. Cinderella had a twin sister, Tinderella. They each did half the housework, half the mending, and half the mean step-sister tending. But when they meet only one prince, what will they do? The whole story has twice the magic and(…)

New kids’ bilingual math book

New kids’ bilingual math book

Today, 25% of public school students in the US are Hispanic – and that percentage is growing daily.  Spanish-speaking students comprise about half of California’s public school enrollment, and 40% of the enrollment in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.  The US is now home to more Spanish speakers than Spain.  About 1 out of every(…)

Family Game Night:  Bouncing Bots

Family Game Night: Bouncing Bots

Recently we became aware of a new game company, Rooster Fin.  RoosterFin games are teacher-created, simple to learn, family friendly games. The games are perfect for your next family game night, party, or birthday gift. They sent along their latest game, Bouncing Bots for us to check out and we have to say – WHAT(…)

How Many Guinea Pigs – Answers To Your Most Clever Math Questions

How Many Guinea Pigs – Answers To Your Most Clever Math Questions

How many bees does it take to make one jar of honey? How many soccer balls would fit inside a hollow Earth? How many pieces of gum would it take to stick you to a wall―and keep you there? Believe it or not, you can find out the answers to these questions yourself―using math! Combining(…)

MATHWAY Solves Your Math Problems #STEM

MATHWAY Solves Your Math Problems #STEM

It’s summer and for most kids that means a break from school, but not in our household and not this summer.  My teenage daughter has decided to tackle college calculus.  While I would love to help, that is just outside my wheel house to be able to assist.  She is acing the class and not(…)

Sir Cumference and the Fracton Fair #STEM

Sir Cumference and the Fracton Fair #STEM

We first Met Sir Cumference at the First Round Table and couldn’t get enough of him.  He’s off on a new math adventure and this time it’s at the Fracton Fair. Sir Cumference and Lady Di discover “Fracton numbers” while purchasing cloth and cheese at the Fracton Faire. While twofourths may seem like the same(…)