An insight from our foray into living math: Traditional Math –A complicated math concept learned or practiced with a workbook may likely result in tears of frustration. Living Math –But that identical math concept learned or practiced with a game is likely to be embraced with genuine eagerness. I’m again amazed at the simple reality […]

## Living Math is not Quick or Neat

I’ve been investigating living math for quite some time now. And I’ve slowly started introducing some elements into our homeschool – a weekly game or puzzle instead of using the Singapore Math textbook and workbook. I’ve even gone so far as to purchase some lessons from Julie at LivingMath.net. (I’m still waiting for the holidays […]

## Living Math Update – Fractions

I’ve been doing well with my living math resolution. Each week we put aside the Singapore Math textbook/workbook for at least one day and do math games instead. I cannot express how much Sprite’s motivation has improved with this change! She adores the games and begs to do them again and again. Our last venture […]

## Charts and Graphs Follow Up

Thanks to the over one hundred of you who took my daughter’s polls! Wow! We used the data collected to make our own graphs. cover of the mini-book the graph inside made with spreadsheet software. Sprite felt sorry for the poor tuba — no one voted for it. She wanted to add a vote just […]