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Aug 21, 2018

Math with Taylor Davis

 

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This is episode 16 and today I’m here with Taylor Davis talking about Math.

Taylor is a former teacher turned passionate life learner, unschooling mama to 3 kids, and advocate for self-directed education.  She co-hosts the podcast, One Free Family, with her husband James. She is also a birth and postpartum doula, childbirth educator, and birth rights activist.

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Highlights

School Math: We discuss the way math is taught in school and why it’s not compatible with the ways we know children learn.

Math Anxiety/Phobia: We dig underneath this widespread export of math education and contextualize it as shame.

Natural Math: We talk about how numeracy develops naturally.

Picture: We share what that natural numeracy development looks like in our families.

Gaps: We speak to the fear of kids reaching adulthood with gaps in their math knowledge.

Q+A

We tackle the question of how to help our kids with math when we struggle with math ourselves.

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