Tag Archives: maths

Cantering Along

Yes, it’s another “oh, haven’t posted for months, will have to bore everyone with what we’ve been doing” post. The art of regular blogging seems to have deserted me once and for all. No matter. We’ve done stuff. Lots of … Continue reading

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Plans for a “New Term”

Well, no, we don’t do “terms” – but there’s nothing like the whole “back to school” mania at the end of August every year to prompt a bit of taking stock. If she were in school, Emily would be just … Continue reading

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A New “Term”

A new year, a new attitude, a new work planning board (as in paying work, not home ed – although I could do with a board like this for home ed too!) Managed to get back to work properly this … Continue reading

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Calculatingly Vintage

Last Monday with Gramps Emily covered a pot pourri of maths-tech-sciency-vintage things. For starters, they looked at Napier’s Bones and learned how to use them for multiplication and division. Next (I think; I’m writing this from a summary Emily wrote … Continue reading

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Catch Up #6 ~ Other Home Ed

English literature is going surprisingly well – Emily’s now half way through Lord of the Flies and has been working hard, chapter by chapter, on the analysis questions we found in this book from the library. She’s not exactly enthusiastic … Continue reading

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Positive Doings

Much positive, if exhausting, going on here at the moment. Lots of photos further down 😉 Last week Blue had a week off in a lovely grassy field, so we didn’t see much of him, but he was back yesterday. … Continue reading

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Return of the Maths

…’cos I can’t think of any other title, and Emily and I managed to laugh ourselves (slightly hysterically) silly this morning doing the first exercises in a brand new GCSE maths book which arrived yesterday. Who knew prime factors could … Continue reading

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