Category Archives for "Musings"

Jun 02

When Math Feels Daunting – Plus Summer Reading Coupon

By kate loop | Biblical Math Blog , Biblical Math Resources , Encouragement , Musings

Math—especially upper-level math—can feel daunting. Teaching it can seem insurmountable. How do we do it? Step by step. Whether a course, concept, or problem, it becomes doable when we break it down into steps. In our next post, we’ll take a look at some ways to help to teach your child problem-solving skills. For now, […]

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Jan 10

Math: A Gift

By kate loop | Biblical Math Blog , Musings

Have you ever thought about how our very ability to use math is an amazing gift? To start with, you’re able to read the numbers! Your eyes take in an image. Your brain turns that image right-side up, connecting it with what you’ve learned about the language of mathematics, and gives an interpretation. And all […]

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Feb 13

Keeping the Heart

By kate loop | Biblical Math Blog , Musings

Writing a math curriculum has given me a new appreciation for how easy it is to lose the heart in math. We want students to understand how to convert units, how to find a volume, how to multiply, etc. Before we realize it, we get so focused on drilling the mechanics that we lose sight […]

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