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Concluding the year – 2013

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Concluding the year – 2013 We had a great first year at Kanhas! We completed the year doing lots of fun end-of-term activities and creating a very special memory book for each of the kids. The children completed their reading, writing  and mathematics learning summaries – It was amazing to actually document our learnings of

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Addition Sticks

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Addition Sticks Getting children to start thinking in the abstract world of symbols is quite tricky. When I started addition at Kanhas, I didnt really want to jump into worksheets or writing mathematical sentences immediately. I just wanted to explore the symbolic world more gradually. I had stumbled upon an interesting idea on Pinterest for teaching

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Exploring Patterns

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Exploring Patterns This week, we were exploring patterns at Kanhas. Initially, I introduced patterns through blocks. We have some nice geometric blocks in different colours which the children used to make patterns and shapes. Exploring patterns in blocks Such a clever pattern – geometry and colour have been taken into consideration by the child We

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Maths is fun!

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Maths is fun! Mathematics – it is  always a challenge to teach and to learn. Mathematics is a language in itself. Where traditional languages translate sounds into symbols, maths translates numerical concepts into symbols. But ultimately, both of them allow us to express thoughts on paper. However, language is still easier to teach because the

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