Monthly Archives: January 2015

Montessori Math: BONUS POINT

(à propos last post) BONUS POINT: Did you notice that 10 x 10 = 100, and is represented by a square? As in 10².  Or “ten squared.”  Like, it’s a SQUARE.  Coincidence?  Nope. Look at 10 x 10 x 10 = 1,000.  “One … Continue reading

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Tobin Times: Math Morning

Friday, January 30th 2015 A couple times a year the parents are invited into my kids’ classrooms to observe some curriculum in action.  This day was MATH MORNING.  And if somehow (like us) you weren’t the beneficiary of a Montessori … Continue reading

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Snow Day Sledding

Wednesday, January 28th 2015 Here we have one of the many snow days we had so far this year, in pictorial and video review.   Or will be soon maybe:         …as ClaraJane takes in the sites. … Continue reading

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Mama, Did You Know?

AKA:  A day in the life of learning from your babies KIDS. January 25, 2015 [At rise: Jenn is chauffeuring the children home in the car.] CJ (3 y/o):  Mama, did you know that persons are amomos?  [“animals”] Me (44 y/o):  … Continue reading

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Dear Teacher from Gavin

Friday, January 23rd 2015   So, do you know the politically correct term for “problem child” in school?  Ya know, the kid taking up all the Assistant Teacher’s time in class due to lack of cooperation with the program?  I … Continue reading

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Daddy Cake

January 21, 2015 Ridiculous. Adorable. And my favorite part is actually the official “passenger” in this scene; the brother. So beautiful and lovely how he is delighting in the hilarity of his sister’s antics. *Love sigh.* Daddy Cake [52 seconds]:

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Terrible Lizard Pancake Art – Live Edition!

Monday, January 18th 2015 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) This morning upon waking, Boy is grumpy, but wisely angling for PANCAKES.  Daddy gives him enough directives to perform some perfunctory mise en place.  During this time, Girl conducts me through getting … Continue reading

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