By JuR4gaN. Worksheet. At Friday, April 03rd 2020, 18:33:21 PM.
We can’t all be master mathematicians or famous doctors. Who would create the music we listen to while we relax or exercise? Who would paint the artworks we love to admire? Who would write the books we love to read? Each and every child has their own unique talents and abilities. It is so important to encourage these, instead of pushing some ancient notion on your child.
Worksheets typically have a ”right answer.” Jamaica is expected to circle the rhyming words or match the pictures of things that start with the letter ”G.” She may learn quickly that putting down a wrong answer is emotionally costly. Worksheet activities may make her feel ignorant and incompetent, so that she learns to stop taking risks by guessing.
When we add numbers that need to be carried over we can only carry over a digit into the right spot. For example, when we add the 4 and 9 from the problem on the board we have to carry over the answer (13) into the correct place value spots.