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Honeybee has been learning long division, and I wanted to demonstrate what the algorithm means by using manipulatives. Here’s What we started with: 368 We need to break this up into groups of 4, starting with the hundreds. Since we … Continue reading
Death is conquered, man is free Christ has won the victory
We are being ambitious with our foreign language study this year. We are making (very slow) progress in several languages at once: Arabic (Honeybee’s lovely calligraphy is above), Mandarin, and Spanish. We are using the book Alif Baa to learn … Continue reading
tiny kernel of hope nourished in the barren time awakes new growth of faith Spring will come
adding milk to citric acid water Now it’s time to heat the milk and add the renin–then let it sit to form curds cutting the curds heating curds in a water bath–they’re warm enough when they become stretchy Fresh Mozzarella!
This is some of Jumping Spider’s math work from the past week. If you look closely, the correct answers to the problems make up a part of each little drawing–he started by writing the number, then transformed it into a … Continue reading
I don’t imagine Dragonfly will be this eager to mop the floor a few years from now–I’ll enjoy the enthusiasm while I can!