When I was young, math was my hardest subject, but I did love art. I never realized how much they had in common until later in life.
A Note for Parents & Teachers
I really did not like math at first. I remember crying over it often as a kid. I was so relieved when I was finished taking my last math class in college, thinking I would be finished with it forever! When I started homeschooling my kids, I saw that this would not be the case. It was when my own kids started telling me that they hated math that I really thought hard about how to teach it in new ways. It was important to me that my kids did not have the same feelings about math that I always did.
I started making math into an activity instead of just a worksheet. I came ...