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## Math Knitting Concepts & Examples

## Math Knitting Concepts & Examples

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## Help! I Have to Solve a Word Problem!

## Help! I Have to Solve a Word Problem!

"Help! I have to solve a word problem!" If this plea sounds familiar, then this blog post is for you. You’re working on a set of math problems,

## Introduce Children to Numbers Easily with These 8 Math Activities

## Introduce Children to Numbers Easily with These 8 Math Activities

Numbers and counting are naturally a part of your child’s day. From counting his toes to saying, “one, two, three, go!” while playing in the yard, he

## When Should You Let Your Child Use a Calculator?

## When Should You Let Your Child Use a Calculator?

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## Hands-on Math Activities

## Hands-on Math Activities

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## Real Living Math: A Fresh Approach to Teaching Math

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## Learning Math Can Be as Sweet as Honey

## Learning Math Can Be as Sweet as Honey

Years ago I had a class on early education where the author recounted how Rabbis used to make school enjoyable. After a little research I found this