Tag Archives: Life of Fred

More than 10 different ways to teach maths to your child

I recently posted a huge answer to a mum on an e-mail list who was using Targeting Maths (often used in NSW schools), Excel workbooks and IXL for her child. I haven’t tried IXL but I am unimpressed by the … Continue reading

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Resources Part 1. Creative Arts, English and Maths

I was going to make a list of our favourite resources but it’s so hard to say what they are. Those we use vary according to age, interest and preferred learning style of each child. So this is just a list of … Continue reading

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Assessment of Term 3

Term 3 was tough. The new Board of Studies information pack and guidelines for APs came out last term, and even if that doesn’t affect me directly, yet, it took an emotional toll because I spent a long time worrying … Continue reading

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Assessment of Term 1 2013, and looking forward to Term 2

Term 1 went well. Hooray!             Particular successes from last term: Day trips to the Maritime Museum and CSIRO for workshops loosely based on the Gold Rush.      Samba drumming workshop with SHEN. Both boys scoring 100% … Continue reading

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