Let`s talk about division this is the fourth grade Common Core division and let`s just come up with a problem first because it`s going to help us understand the parts of a division problem so let`s say you have 42 and that is divided by 3 right that`s the that`s the equation of aid of a division problem 42 divided by 3 now I don`t expect that you`d know what 42 divided by 3 is but I do so I`m …

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If there`s one question that parents ask me just more than just about any other question it is why are they teaching math so much differently now than they did when we were growing up why don`t they just teach the standard algorithms why aren`t they helping kids just get to the answers and get them quickly and why I spend so much time with these things that seem so inefficient and I have an answer to that question. I`ll …

At every grade level our children need clear and consistent standards for what they are expected to learn in the past few years 45 states have come together to raise their expectation of students and create consistent shared learning standards the Common Core State Standards will lead all students to know more by the time they graduate high school and ensure that our kids are prepared for success in a global economy the new standards are designed for a deeper …