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Tag Archives: word problems
Counting crocodile legs
Katie, at nine years old, rarely asks me to give her math problems. She always has a lot on her mind and gets plenty of problems from school and other mathrelated activities (interesting problems do sometimes come up spontaneously in … Continue reading
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Tagged #tmwyk, 4 years old, amusing conversation, arithmetic, word problems
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Slow and steady wins the race
This story begins with Katie trying to solve the following problem: In 36 years, my grandmother will be 100. How old is my grandmother now? I am sure that it didn’t take you very long to solve this problem in … Continue reading
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Tagged 6 years old, addition, arithmetic, philosophical, subtraction, word problems
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Chips for All Seasons
Yesterday’s lesson with Katie and Varya consisted of exploring various ways of using colorful game chips for doing fun math. The first activity involved dividing the chips between the doll Nina and the bear Stanford according to specified rules (I … Continue reading
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Tagged arithmetic, fun math, games, learning games for kids, lesson, multiplication, word problems
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