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Cractpot Schedule

Well, it appears that I somehow missed September.  In my defense, over here in my neck of the woods, it didn’t really feel like September at all.  The temperatures were in the 30’s with a humidity level that had my hair all confused trying to decide whether it was channelling Hermoine or Hagrid. Still, despite the weather,… Continue reading Cractpot Schedule

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Comparing Fractions with Cractpots

I just spent 3 hours comparing fractions with like and unlike denominators.  To be perfectly clear, I suppose I should explain that despite the accusations of my son’s grade 6 teacher last year, I do understand the importance of allowing your child to do their own work.  However, I also see the value of a well placed,… Continue reading Comparing Fractions with Cractpots

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Cractpot Communication

The house is quiet.  The kids are back to school and I can finally hear myself think.  A house full of children, all be blessed with my communication skills has led to a loud and boisterous summer.   The oldest continually communicated her dislike of the working world after having attained her first official summer job.  Middle child communicated her… Continue reading Cractpot Communication