J2 Content – Perspectives

A varied collection of thoughts on education and parenting

Math Movie Pictograms

This image is one of three quizzes asking you to figure out movie titles expressed as math pictograms among the comics at spikedmath.com. The other quizzes can be accessed by clicking these links: Quiz 2 Quiz 3. If you aren’t already familiar with the site, Spikedmath.com hosts regularly updated math themed comics and is well…. read more

S’more Order of Operations

This artwork was designed by “art101″ and sold on a t-shirt at http://shirt.woot.com back in 2010.  Unfortunately, the shirt is no longer available to purchase; however, the image remains an interesting way to introduce, explore, or revisit the concept of order of operations with your child(ren). Novelty t-shirt sites are often home to imaginative ways of re-expressing…. read more

March Forth for National Grammar Day

Today, the 4th of March, is National Grammar Day! What better way to celebrate than with some Schoolhouse Rock? Watch the videos after the jump and then please comment and tell us your favorite. (We are partial to Mr. Morton, but they’re all great.) National Grammar Day was established in 2008 by Martha Brockenbrough, founder…. read more

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