Category Archives: Fun

#2 Teaches Regrouping

Regrouping!   Because teaching math is much more fun than doing math… Advertisements

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#2 Teaches Ragged Addition

Adding numbers of different lengths!

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The Daughter Teaches Math

  My daughter has decided that she wants to teach her math instead…

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What I want for Christmas

  A while ago someone posted a link to this youtube on Facebook.  Since then, I’ve listened to many, many clips from this group Perpetuum Jazzile and I simply love their work.  True, much of it is in another language … Continue reading

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Another Textbook Quote

A fine example for why we have ‘regulating and governing bodies’ today especially when it comes to research: “In 1731, Stephen Gray performed an experiment similar to the comb experiment just described.  He rubbed a rod with a piece of … Continue reading

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Kniting, studying, teaching

Been busy studying my school work, teaching my children and knitting.  Here’s a pic to share.  A HuGe thank you to Melanie for the book I won, is very exciting to win, even though I did make a paper cover … Continue reading

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This is what happens…

This is what happens when you are taking courses on the internet.  See… ? And this… this is what I’m supposed to be looking like… and then there would be that issue with tabbed browsing!  Yet, have no fear and … Continue reading

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Finger Painting Dogs

The Real Housekeeping Institute would like to report on some of its most recent research. First the inspiration for the experiments.  At one point we had a lovely cat named Paw-casso.  Paw-casso was a rescue adoption cat who had received … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Nerves

One of my latest forms of school torture is to have the children do a Dictation daily.  I’ve found that doing spelling for the sake of spelling doesn’t happen at our home.  I’ve found that  journaling is an exercise in … Continue reading

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The Toronto Zoo

Yesterday my friend and I went to the zoo.  She with her boys and I with mine and my extra boy.  My daughter was at a friend’s house for a sleepover and as we wouldn’t have space in the van … Continue reading

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