Category: Mathematics

I am one of them: Thoughts …

So why did I apply for the Global Teacher Price? Reading about the outstanding projects of the other candidates, I need to admit, that I do not have such a big project – yet (except my little bookshop). I am “JUST” a teacher. Sitting… Continue Reading “I am one of them: Thoughts …”


I recently worked with the children in my class on BASE 5. I say BASE 5 because that was what I introduced the base work on. I was, once again, surprised how well this abstract concept, of using a different base, became something rather… Continue Reading “BASE 5”

Geometry as a springboard to math

When there is a first combination … you will find a second combination. I been thinking that these combinations are ideal ways to introduce a child in primary to various terminologies, words, language. One can apply terminologies found in algebra, explain the concept of… Continue Reading “Geometry as a springboard to math”