Archimedes {Mathematician Study}

The first mathematician study we covered was Archimedes. Archimedes was a well known mathematician and inventor, alive during 287-212 BC in Ancient Greece. Well known for the Archimedes’ Principle and the Archimedes’ Screw, he was most interested in catoptrics, mechanics and pure maths. Archimedes Resources First, we learnt all about Archimedes by first reading the…


Life of Fred: Apples {Living Maths}

Yesterday, I showed a friend what my eight and six year old were doing using their Life of Fred: Apples.  I could see the incredulity in her eyes.  'Your daughter is only just learning what 3 plus 4 is?'  I could hear her silent thoughts.  And I doubted myself just a little.  But I didn't…