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Million, Billion, Trillion, what’s next?

Million, Billion, Trillion, what’s next?

I can only count until trillion. That is how much money I have in the bank right now! Chos! But Gab is asking us to count beyond 12 zeros (trillion). He encounters this in our topics in astronomy like the distances from the sun and the planets. Or he gets […]

 
 

Machi Koro Bright Lights, Big City Card Game Review

Machi Koro Bright Lights, Big City Card Game Review

Machi Koro Bright Lights, Big City Card Game is an educational card game for older kids. Kids get to practice their skills in handling money, doing simple arithmetic, following game rules and a little entrepreneurship. However, the Machi Koro Bright Lights, Big City can take too long to finish and can […]

 
 

Raising Happy Kids According to Science

Raising Happy Kids According to Science

As parents, we want our kids to be happy. But what will truly make the kids happy? Is it the toys they play? Is it the videos they watch? Or is it the time that they spend with the family? Here’s an insightful infographic on The Science of Raising Happy Kids from Happify. Raising happy […]

 
 

Independent Homeschooling in the Philippines

Independent Homeschooling in the Philippines

Homeschooling in the Philippines can be classified under two groups: those who are enrolled in a DepEd Accredited Homeschool Provider and those who are independent homeschoolers. So, what does it mean when you say independent homeschooling? Currently, independent homeschooling is a term use if you are not connected to a […]

 
 

How the clock taught Gab to multiply

How the clock taught Gab to multiply

Gab learned to multiply by accident. I haven’t taught him about multiplication yet except for the idea that it is repeated addition.  I only showed him a few examples like 2×3 is just like 2+2+2 and 3×3 is just like 3+3+3.  I only taught him this concept. Nothing else. Gab has finished […]

 
 

DepEd K to 12 Curriculum

DepEd K to 12 Curriculum

DepEd K to 12 covers 13 years of basic education with the following key stages: Kindergarten to Grade 3, Grades 4 to 6, Grades 7 to 10 (Junior High School), and Grades 11 and 12 (Senior High School) A 12-year program is found to be the best period for learning […]

 
 

At what age is it best to travel with kids to new places

At what age is it best to travel with kids to new places

Travelling is a great learning experience for kids. As parents, we would love to take our kids to new places. It may be travelling to a faraway town or province, to an overseas trip or a trip to the beach, zoo and theme parks. But is it really worth it? […]

 
 

Tools for Teaching Math for Pre-K

Tools for Teaching Math for Pre-K

We used these tools for learning and teaching Math when Gab was Pre-K.   We have started him on few concepts in addition and subtraction and some basic geometry, sorting and patterns then we got these when we think that he was ready for more fun math activities. These manipulatives […]

 
 

Official DepEd 2017-2018 School Calendar

Official DepEd 2017-2018 School Calendar

DepEd has announced that the start of classes for School Year 2017-2018 shall formally open on Monday, June 5, 2017 and shall end on Friday, April 6, 2018. This is according to Education Secretary Leonor Briones in the DepEd Order No. 25 series 2017 dated last May 5. The new […]

 
 

MatheMagis Singapore Maths Summer Camp 2017

MatheMagis Singapore Maths Summer Camp 2017

Learn Singapore Math at the MatheMagis Singapore Maths Summer Camp 2017 for June – July. Kids as young as 4 years old can start their Singapore Math journey at MatheMagis.  MatheMagis Singapore Maths offers a programs for both advancement and remedial skill-building of Singapore Math. Here are the different programs for the MatheMagis […]