Mathematics

2019’s Books and More

2019’s Books and More

I posted earlier this month about what our homeschool core curricula were going to be for 2019.Today I will share the full list of different books we will be using in our two core language based curricula – Build Your Library and Bravewriter. To make […]

2019 Homeschool Curricula

2019 Homeschool Curricula

What does 2019 hold in store for us here at the Patch? As we have done over the past two years, we will be having a mix and match of curricula so that we touch on all of the core basic learning areas with the […]

What Did We Do Today?

Today there was coffee !  And some applied maths… multiple-step multiplication and addition to work out the right number of blocks to make paths in Minecraft, for both kids.  Also some discussion about different patterns and how to construct them.   In between that there was […]

What do we do all day?

What do we do all day?

That was the topic of a recent update over at the NCHENZ website.  It seems that even if you are currently home educating, your curiosity about how other people do things is still alive and well. The short answer is – there are as many […]

Money Week 2014

Money Week 2014

  Yes, in this part of the world it is time to reflect on things financial. We’ve been doing things to induce some financial literacy in the Oh Waily kids for a while now, mostly around basic mathematics and learning about handling cash through pocket money. […]

The Art of Maths

The Art of Maths

Last Thursday I popped around to our local HE group’s librarian and picked up a set of Cuisenaire rods to help me try to explain some mathematical ideas to Miss Oh Waily.  When I let her open the box the following day to take a […]