# child education - at abelard.org

## fundamental education articles

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The documents in abelard’s child education zone are designed and written to help those aiding and teaching learners (probably, but not always those regarded as children).

They provide guidance and advice about teaching the fundamental skills of reading and arithmetic - addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. These documents are written to help the learner to understand and to master much in their physical and social environment.

 how to teach a person number, arithmetic, mathematics. These pages are a sub-set of the adult maths zone, sums will set you free. introduction fractions, decimals, percentages and ratios 1 ‘equality’ or ‘same as’ counting and addition equality and equations subtraction & more counting fractions, decimals, percentages and ratios 2 minus and zero, dealing with no-thing and less than nothing! orders of magnitude, indices and logarithms multiplication prime numbers and factors, the sieve of Eratosthenes division understanding, calculating and changing bases writing down sums abelard’s maths educational counter understanding sets and set logic writing down sets and set logic equations understanding graphs and charts how to teach a child to read using phonics [synthetic phonics] a phonetics chart for British English reading test and related information book reading lists lucy on paper background and related education documents reality, laying the foundations for sound education Aristotle’s logic - why Aristotelian logic does not work the moving level of IQ in the general population introduction to franchise discussion documents franchise by examination, education and intelligence selective schools - grammar schools citizenship curriculum the logic of ethics logicians, 'logic' and madness power, ownership and freedom feedback and crowding intelligence and madness