Thursday, May 31, 2012


The girls spent an hour this morning building the periodic table with our Basher cards.

 Sir Walter Raleigh, 
the periodic table puppy...

Friday, May 25, 2012

~~Our Week In Math~~

 Beast Academy with Dad...

Math U See Algebra 1 Lesson 25...
Obviously Abi & Aly enjoy this!

 Building polynomials in Teaching Textbooks lesson 82....
 Education Unboxed Alg Lessons....

 Volume lessons from Singapore Math 4B
Playing Math (literally)

Thursday, May 24, 2012


A big THANK YOU to Rosie and her adorable daughters for creating these math lessons at

Aly is using Math U See blocks and Cuisenaire Rods.  

Learning math this way is FUN!

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

~~Spring Recital~~

Miss Janet with the girls....

Abi sang Danny Boy....She was so nervous but it sounded amazing.  Two people came up to me and said they got tears in their eyes.  Danny Boy brings emotion out in just about everyone!

Friday, May 18, 2012

~~Playing Math~~

Thank you, 
and Math U See 
for the inspiration and instruction....

Here, they are building polynomials.
Build a rectangle and the find the area (product):
Yes, they are having FUN doing algebra.
Who wouldn't?

They solved this problem on their own using the blocks. 

X^2 + 10X + 21
Watch this algebra lesson from Crewton Ramone's House of Math...

~~Abi's Chem Class~~

The girls created atoms out of beads, 
pipe cleaners and string.

Homework for next week: 
What do the numbers represent on the periodic table?
Can you explain the pattern?