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Division Exploration

Below are photos of the students as they independently use tools to help them explore and deepen their understanding of division. These tools help them reason and answer the question – ‘Did the tool I use give me an answer that makes sense?’

Karate Math keeps on chopping… now with DVBB!!

DVBB, you say? What in the world is that? Another tool in our Karate Math ToolBox… DIVISION VERTICAL BIT by BIT!!! Having reestablished the connection between multiplication and division using our Fact Triangles, we have now moved into the world of division. Before we get to the grown up world of traditional division, we learned […]

Karate Math keeps on chopping… now with DVBB!!

DVBB, you say? What in the world is that? Another tool in our Karate Math ToolBox… DIVISION VERTICAL BIT by BIT!!! Having reestablished the connection between multiplication and division using our Fact Triangles, we have now moved into the world of division. Before we get to the grown up world of traditional division, we learned […]

“Don’t Fall Off the Cliff” division… a visual approach to understanding the concept!

You know Mrs. McGrath, always looking for  a way to help students understand the true meaning behind the concept… no matter what it takes… even if it meant “falling off a cliff” !!!!?!! What! A cliff in math class?? Why yes, the concept of division with remainders can be visualised when one thinks of a […]

“Don’t Fall Off the Cliff” division… a visual approach to understanding the concept!

You know Mrs. McGrath, always looking for  a way to help students understand the true meaning behind the concept… no matter what it takes… even if it meant “falling off a cliff” !!!!?!! What! A cliff in math class?? Why yes, the concept of division with remainders can be visualised when one thinks of a […]

AUDITORY learning + VISUAL learning = fun and easy math class in multiplication!!

Everyone learns in different ways, and knowing yourself as a learner is an important part of success! Also knowing that trying concepts out in a variety of different ways  is important too. In math class we are working with the concept behind multiplication and division. We’ve gone back tot he basics, using hands-on manipulatives, in […]

AUDITORY learning + VISUAL learning = fun and easy math class in multiplication!!

Everyone learns in different ways, and knowing yourself as a learner is an important part of success! Also knowing that trying concepts out in a variety of different ways  is important too. In math class we are working with the concept behind multiplication and division. We’ve gone back tot he basics, using hands-on manipulatives, in […]

AUDITORY learning + VISUAL learning = fun and easy math class in multiplication!!

Everyone learns in different ways, and knowing yourself as a learner is an important part of success! Also knowing that trying concepts out in a variety of different ways  is important too. In math class we are working with the concept behind multiplication and division. We’ve gone back tot he basics, using hands-on manipulatives, in […]