Once a mathematician (not a teacher, but a real scientist!) Began to conduct a home math circle.
With children 3-5 years old, he did not cram the multiplication table and count from 1 to 9 and vice versa, but was engaged in the development of scientific thinking.
Interesting? What came of this, he said in the book (Zvonkin AK, “Kids and Mathematics. Home Club for Preschoolers”). I read it in one breath and am sharing with you.
For those who are looking for quick practical recommendations – go to the section “For those who want to do math with their children” and further. Who cares what the book is about – see the table of contents as an illustration.
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If Chepyshny had been awakened even at night and asked what he wants more than anything, he would have said without hesitation: “Outrun Vikulainen!”
From the book “In our favor” – my favorite book about athletes
I respect everyone involved in sports because I know how tightly connected the body and personality. The personality is built primarily through the figure of the body, through the structure and character of the body, through the habits that are built into our body, that is, built into us.
Dear parents, be careful: choosing one or another sport for your children, you choose their character and fate. Long-distance skiing, like a sport, forms the psychology of a loner, who knows how through tension, to move on the same will to a goal that he always looks at from a bit of sullenness. Swimming less Continue reading
There are children who are inclined to lie, and there are children who are not inclined to lie. It seems that in many ways they are born like this: it is absolutely easy and natural for one child to lie, he is lying like he breathes, and it is strange for him that you need to limit yourself to some truth in choosing words that will benefit him. And another child is just as painful to lie as breaking himself, he has an innate sense of truth, it is difficult for him to lie and he believes others because he does not understand how to tell lies. On the other hand, the role of adults is very important: even some children with the character of honest angels begin to lie next to some parents, and stops lying next to others, because lying next to them is both impossible and stupid and inappropriate. Continue reading