Originally Posted by universalmom
I have analog clocks all over my house! I prefer them, and it helped my kids learn what I mean when I say "quarter after" or "quarter of"
It also made math easier for them - analog clocks are a great shortcut for explaining certain topics in Geometry and Trig. (For my fellow nerds out there - how do you ever explain the Unit Circle to a kid who only knows digital clocks??)
when i was a kid, i thought that the "quarter" meant 25 minutes--it made sense to me!