How many of you struggle to teach Order of Operations WITHOUT using PEMDAS? How hard is it to teach students that you are supposed to multiply or divide (whatever comes first!) from left to right? Here is a page that I created. My students just cut
I have never understood why long division worked! I learned how to do it accurately, but I never knew the reason for the steps. In this SMART Notebook file, I have created a visual and interactive activity that connects to the algorithm. I tried
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This is a fun lesson that takes between 90-120 minutes. I have 45 minute periods