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NO Busywork, Worksheets, or Workbooks? (‘Rithmetic)

Elementary Math is probably the single largest area of busywork, worksheets, and workbooks in a child’s school experience. This need not be so.When my older children were young I read a book called “Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy” by John Allen Paulos. This made me aware that I needed to use rich descriptive language around my children. […]

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