Math camp week two.
I was worried I wouldn't get 5 terminals, I got al ot more than that...from Canada, New Zealand (getteing up at 5 am their time, all the USA time zones except Hawaii...7am was too early for them...and now I have a permalink so you guys can hang out when ever you want...
May have discovered math is actually fun. ALso encouraged because they see the little kids can do it so they KNOW they can do it to. "Knowing" destroys the belief that they were bad at math.
Here are just a few of the many (10+ at times) kids behind terminals all over the world learning math together.
I had some great aha moments today factoring polynomials with negative numbers. I've been trying to figure out how to show them using blocks. So cool.
FYI, Janes struggling so I'm just having her stay as long as she will each time. She's loving what's under the cup and building towns. For now that seems perfect anyway. I'll keep learning and teach as she's ready.
Shared group one week in one house next week in a different house. Split the cost.
The little boy in blue is on video in math camp when he has his "AHA moment" factoring
as far as I'm concerned, THAT alone is worth the price of admission. I'm not kidding, what's it worth to break the cycle of ignorance of mathematics in your family and have fun doing it? In fact I'm giving you an opportunity to learn math for fun AND profit.
People tell me all the time:
Formerly this girl didn't like math but now it makes her feel smart doing what the big kids do.
Chicago looks like they are having fun. Paula will be that much better at tutoring when camp is over. Only way to learn math is to DO math. Watching math is not doing math...that's why we say math is not a spectator spot.
Looks like he's just playing but thee is math and more going on in his head... Right now it's two and one more makes three...and note whole brain as two are in one hand and one is in the other...motor skills also developed. Just let them play...
I am giving up my secrets...but it's hard for me because I do so many things as a matter of course; trying to identify and codify the things that I think should be taken for granted, that you think are "amazing" is difficult. It is not at all amazing to me for a five year old to solve this problem effortlessly once they know what to do:
2x - 4 = 6.
Now I have quite a few mommies that can bear witness...because they saw it with their own eyes and and those eyes may or may not have been dry at the time (yeah I saw you) but this time they are HAPPY tears not angry frustrated tears.
Numerous PhD's and professional psychiatrist/psychologist tell me the things that I consider like tying my shoes are astounding to others, and I don't realize it. It's called experts syndrome.
I am working at making YOU an expert too because as the parents at math camp are finding out firsthand, the methodology can not only teach any child, BUT I can teach anybody this method!
Parents, Teachers, anybody--as long as you're willing to have an open mind and use these methods in earnest you'll get the same results is I do, guaranteed. And best of all: it's fun.
So sure you can come to week two...!
Parent Teacher Training regarding eyes and eye placement and how to use that to your advantage NLP applied specifically to base ten block mathematics teaching.
More password protected pages will appear at the house of math, or as in this case added to existing password pages, so be sure to refresh the pages...
Or use the button and will take you right to FB math camp if you turn off your pop up blockers...the webpage hasn't been built yet but you can go to FB now and there is a whole lot of original content there and more being made...I am going over over the books and manuals with you as a guide...page by page so far I have done two, I will do all ten. I will also put the lessons from math camp on vid. That's a lot of value...
Anyhow if you want to go to FB there is a ton of unique content there now. And I will be uploading more video's PDFs pages etc. over the next couple of weeks. I hope you notice one pay is substantially cheaper...
ONE PAY OPTION.
Examples of their homework so far.
Yes the little seven year old girl with the red bow in her hair is knocking these out NO PROBLEM.
This little girl is NINE and having fun...she comes to class by herself because the other class is organized chaos with a bunch of younger students. But know their parents know what to for the next few months in addition to the other math they are learning, algebra can be incorporated right along side! And not only that, it teaches and reinforces the "general" math of addition and subtraction, and multiplication and division, the basic operations are BETTER UNDERSTOOD.
Little kids know this is EASY.
Bigger it just funner.
And if you want to come the FB page for 12 easy payments of $5.99 for math camp in the cam ITC, or 10 easy payments of 13.50 for "LIVE" camp which starts 10 am sharp tomorrow PST. Sign up and I will send you a facebook link and you will join the group right after you pay.
Here is more info on camp or you can go to my FB Page for updates.
Because of math camp more was added to Parent Teacher Training,
and more has been added to other password pages too. Soon there were be even more pdfs and videos. Many of them exist right now on FB and just need to be moved over to my website. So stay tuned for more. And if you missed this one there will be other Math Camps because I have several people who want to do another one and you can start from the beginning.
Those with LIFETIME passwords can get to Math Camp ITC (in the can), recorded videos not "live"