Today I had a conversation with Number 3’s math teacher and I broke down crying. Yep. I was sobbing on the phone over math homework. And I used to be an elementary school teacher. But last night was the last straw. Number 3 lost all focus. I lost all patience. And ultimately, he crumbled up his math […]

# math

## In expanded notation that would be (8 * 10) + (4 * 1)

The transition from 4th grade to 5th grade in the school district I live in can be tough for some kids. The social and independent part of it has been great for Number 3. And the homework hasn’t been too bad either. But the pace of the math program is really hard for him. That’s […]