By taking the time to view our NILD math block (party!) through the lens of the powerful components of RX 4 Discovery Math, we can build and strengthen number sense, develop math language, and reinforce problem-solving strategies by simply incorporating a few of our favorite RX 4 Discovery Math “party secrets.”
In 1999, my family and I were living in central Europe, where my children were attending a Hungarian national school. In the afternoons, I supplemented their education by homeschooling in English. I was careful to seek out the best curricula formy children, and I voraciously read every good book or article on how to homeschool the ‘Third Culture Student.’
According to many experts, including Wheatley & Reynolds (2010), mathematics involves much more than memorizing facts and completing math problems. Math has much more to do with understanding the connections between number patterns and relationships.
History is an important and influential force in each of our lives, whether it is personal or national. It has been said that the past helps children, as well as organizations, understand who they are and where they come from (Crabtree, 1993).