Tag Archives: subtraction

The New Way of Subtracting – Crushing a Facebook Meme

The New Way of Subtracting – Crushing a Facebook Meme

The New Common Core Subtraction isn’t so new – check it out with money!More

Math Picture Book: The Grapes of Math

Math Picture Book: The Grapes of Math

One of the best math picture books I’ve seen for counting and subitizing.More

PEMDAS and a Stupid Arbitrary Rule

PEMDAS and a Stupid Arbitrary Rule

The order of operations is rife with rules created merely for convenience. When teaching these to kids, it’s clear how they see it as a stupid arbitrary rule. Because often it is! More

3 1/2 Ways to Do Math with Jesus

3 1/2 Ways to Do Math with Jesus

Seems we have more nativity sets than a family should – so why not do a little math with Jesus and the nativity crew?More

Free Activity Packet – How Your Kids Can Ponder Numbers

Free Activity Packet – How Your Kids Can Ponder Numbers

Get this FREE ePacket to help your kids think about how numbers, arithmetic and fractions all got invented!More

Why Engineers Make Bad Math Tutors

Why Engineers Make Bad Math Tutors

While playing Simply Fun’s Math’d Potatoes game with my parents, I was reminded how “math people” can really damper math learning.More

Order of Operations Explained: Addition, Subtraction and Conclusions

Order of Operations Explained: Addition, Subtraction and Conclusions

The Order of Operations series comes to a conclusion with a discussion of addition, subtraction and how textbooks often disagree!More

The Order of Operations Explained: Exponents, Multiplication and Addition

Next in the series explaining the order of operations is this discussion on the relation of exponents, addition and multiplication and how to remember the order of operations… the natural way!More

The Order of Operations Explained: Exponents

Next in the series explaining the order of operations is this discussion on exponents and everything this includes. And roots and logs are in this one!More

Why Learning to Subitize Is Important

Why Learning to Subitize Is Important

Learning to subitize is more important than learning to count – and knowing how to subitize comes before learning to count!More