Wednesday, March 2, 2011

A New Way to Divide

We've been working on long division this week. Like many math concepts, I'm teaching it in a way that may be different from the way you and I were taught in school.

The reason it's being taught this way is so that students understand the concept of division. I want them to know what it MEANS to divide. They don't always understand this when they use the "old" method.

Here's a video that goes through the steps:

video

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