I was like, "What's a double ten frame?"
Natalie shrugged. "I don't know what's going on."
"Well, me either! You're learning this. What IS this?" I grabbed my phone to Google what a double ten frame was.
If you're interested, it's this:
I mean, what the crap?
It makes no sense to me. At all.
Yes, it's common core nonsense. I do not like common core. If you like common core, feel free to take it. Forever.
Math already confuses me. But add Common Core nonsense and I'm like:
It's like a whole other language. Why complicate math further?
It's why I didn't mind when Natalie wrote this as a response:
What's the problem with using fingers? I don't see one.
I want this nonsense to go away! Keep it for the kids who like it, but for the kids who are like WTF, let them do it the "old" way.