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Measurement: A Review

Measurement by Paul Lockhart My rating: 3 of 5 stars I believe that Measurement is meant to be more or less a math text book for students around the middle-school or high-school grades. I’m not in the intended audience, and … Continue reading

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The Grapes of Math: A Review

I have three criteria for an excellent children’s math book: 1) it has to be exciting and intelectually accessible for children, 2) it has to hold my interest 3) it has to have good math. The Grapes of Math by … Continue reading

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tetraflexagons and more

Here’s the latest kids’ math book I picked up at the library.    Mental Math Challenges by Michael L. Lobosco As usual I am learning more from it than I think my kids will (see: math is such a vast subject … Continue reading

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