Tricks and Tips for Teaching Division

Using real-life scenarios to help children understand the concept of dividing is really useful. So if there are 12 sweets to be divided between 2 children have them work out beforehand how many each should get, before physically sharing out the sweetie loot in a ‘one for you, one for me’ way.

This article provides further advice on helping students with division work, offering explanations of strategies used in schools today, as well as some useful practical exercises to try.

Click here for division tricks and tips.


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