For the past week, my social media feed has been full of teachers and parents seeking and sharing ways to discuss and comfort children and each other after the hateful and appalling events in Charlottesville. Because of this, I've chosen Kathryn Otoshi's simple and powerful picture book entitled One for this Monday's Math Book Magic post. The... Continue Reading →

# 1+1=5: A Book to Explore Unlikely Additions

Let me be clear, this book is NOT trying to confuse children into thinking that the addition statement 1+1=3 is a true! Under the arithmetic operation of addition, of course the expression 1+ 1 has only one value, 2. In order for the equation 1+1=3 to make sense, we need to add in some units.

# A One Year Old and One Lonely Fish

Since 7/10/2017 is the first day of a week full of palindrome dates (see sidebar of this page for more on this), this week’s post is inspired by my little palindrome.