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[Flashcards] Which printer saves LOTSA time & money?

[Update] Please refer to the latest printer and paper recommendation at this post:[Flashcards] What Printer & Paper to Choose I’ve found a way to print flashcards and materials while saving LOTSA time and money. This is a common question that mummies at the recent home practice intensive workshops* asked, so here’re the details for all …

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[Printable] Numbers & Words Card Game (0 to 10,000)

Vee is starting on Singapore Math – My Pals are Here primary 1 books. So far, he’s been learning Math using the Shichida Method (from 1 year old), the Montessori Method (from 4 years old), and through daily experiences. I’m using My Pals are Here to observe how he takes to textbook and workbook-style learning. …

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[Tutorial] How to make 100 Shichida flashcards in 2 hours

Here’s a tutorial on how to make hundreds of Shichida flashcards easily. For the basics, you may wish to read my first tutorial on How to Make Shichida Flashcards first. Update: I no longer use this Print & Stick method to make flashcards. Instead, I print directly on thick paper or cards (230 to 275gsm, depending on …

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[Montessori Printable] Golden Hundred Square & Thousand Cube

Today’s post is on how to make your own Montessori Golden Thousand Cube for teaching Mathematics. To let the child visualise quantities of 1,000 to 9,000, the Montessori Decimal System (Golden Beads) Complete Layout  requires 45 Golden Thousand Cubes. Over here in Malaysia, each cube costs RM100+ (!!!), so there’s no way we’d buy 45 of them …

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[Tutorial] Speed Reading: Make your own audio files in 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x speeds

Finally, I’m back! As promised, here’s a tutorial on how to make your own audio files for Shichida speed reading and listening home practice. Though this may seem a little techie at first, once you get the hang of it, it’s really very simple. Then you can easily create audio files for speed reading / …

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[Tutorial] Speed Reading: How to increase playback speed of audio files

Here’s an easy way to increase playback speed of audio files for your Shichida speed reading home practice: First of all, get ready some audio books or educational music files. For Windows Media Player If your computer has Windows Media Player, it can do up to 4x playback. Play a file, and then switch to Now Playing mode …

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