It’s Palindrome Week


This is a fabulous week for both mathematics and vocabulary!  This week is Palindrome Week.  What’s that mean, you ask?  Simple!  A palindrome is a word or phrase which reads the same in both directions (mom, dad, stats, Hannah).  A palindromic number or numeral palindrome is a number that remains the same when its digits are reversed.

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See, for vocabulary…..we learned the word palindrome.  And for math we learned about digits and reversal.  If you are a parent, you can teach these things to your kids!

It's palindrome week 2015.  Every day is the same forward and backward

So this week is super cool!

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5/10/15 – May 10th (also Mother’s Day)

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5-11-15 – May 11, 2015

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5/12/15 – May 12, 2015

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5/13/15 – May 13, 2015

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5/14/15  May 14, 2015

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5/15/15 – May 15, 2015 – Probably my favorite of the week!

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5/16/15 – May 16, 2015

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5/17/15 – May 17, 2015

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5/18/15 – May 18, 2015

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5/19/15 – May 19, 2015

Clearly I am not the only one who is excited by this.  There are several books and even an app on Amazon that are about palindromes.  Check out:

go hang a salami palindrome

Go Hang a Salami! I’m a Lasagna Hog!: and Other Palindromes

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Professor Palindrome!

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Tyrannosaurus Lex: The Marvelous Book of Palindromes, Anagrams, and Other Delightful and OutrageousWordplay

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In the end I have this to say….yes, I am a big dork!!! My girls love palindromes and constantly tell me when the time is the same forward and backward.  Teaching about numbers is a fun activity in our house.

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