Posts tagged "Everyday Math"

Pi Day: 3 Ways to Celebrate 3.14

Pi Day: 3 Ways to Celebrate 3.14
March 14 (3.14) is Pi Day! My middle son’s fascination with pi started in third grade. A quick springtime conversation at recess with one of his friends, and my son conceived his first own personal goal: to memorize the first 25 post-decimal digits of pi by the end of the school year. I’m really not... Read more »

Mom Fails Second Grade Everyday Math.

Mom Fails Second Grade Everyday Math.
Second grade math for my oldest child, Cassie, would have gone a lot smoother if only she had asked a neighbor for help instead of me. Our school district, Oswego 308, adopted the controversial Everyday Mathematics program developed by the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project.  The program is controversial because it is so very... Read more »