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STEM, STEAM, or just learn.

Educational fads are fun to follow, but they mislead. Emotional and mathematical intelligence are necessary ingredients for a balanced life. We get that. Textbook publishers and educational bureaucrats prefer the acronyms of fads. These encourage new textbook updates and special government funding. A How Are You Feeling Today? and an XY Chart on the wall […]

Basic Math At Home

If you see the advantages of presenting the single digit multiplication facts on the Cartesian coordinate system of the X•Y Chart, but don’t wish to display a chart in your home,  you can still use this design to help your child. The suggestions below don’t quite form an algorithm or a recipe, but if you […]