Math is a challenge

Both Theresa & Stephen have done well in math in the past — at least their grades reflected that they did. However, learning new skills was often rushed. In this school we have been spending 3 to 4 hours each day on math alone. You think that this would drive the kids crazy, but it doesn’t. You know why? They feel like they have actually learned something at the end of the day. The sense of accomplishment is actually worth it to them. I think it is wonderful and worth the extra work. Meanwhile, back to rote memorization of times tables…

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