Learning Without Borders

Happy Lunar New Year

Celebrating a variety of holidays opens our children and ourselves to a broader appreciation of the many cultures around us. “Happy New Year” was recently heard in many parts of the world, where the Gregorian calendar year of 2020 has just begun. We’re already into the fifth month of the Islamic calendar year of 1441 […]

I love math, but my kiddo hates math!

 I love math, but my kiddo doesn’t. You are not alone.   Of course, when we love math, we want others to share our enthusiasm with others, especially our children. Though sharing enthusiasm is often an excellent way to spark curiosity, when a kiddo doesn’t like a topic, this can backfire. Often when math is easy […]

I Don’t Like Math and My Kiddo Loves It

I don’t like math and my kiddo loves it. The quick and dirty answer is “Don’t rain on their parade”. It is really important to get curious and excited for them their and not to share your dislike or horror stories of bad experiences with your learner. It can be helpful to re-frame our thinking […]

I Love Math and My Kiddo Loves Math

I love Math, and my kiddo loves math  If you love math, you probably see patterns right away, and conventional ways might have worked well for you. Or, at the very least, you could get through the math drills and worksheets quickly enough to have time to do what you wanted to do. Your kiddo […]