"Freedom to live and to think about life for its own sake is important and even essential to a child. Since we can't know what knowledge will be most needed in the future, it is senseless to try to teach it in advance. Instead, we should try to turn out people who love learning so much and learn so well that they will be able to learn whatever needs to be learned." -John Holt.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Division & Remainder 11 November 2010
En skectched a pepperoni pizza and cut it for the 3 of us. Sensing a teachable moment, I said 'I wonder how many will each of us get?'. Thinking hard, she mumbled, '3 (paused) aiya not enough'. Then she brought bear in and distributed 2 each for the 4 of us.