Tagged: dividing


Multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000- Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

Here is a superb plenary for a lesson about multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000. This resource consists of two files. The first is a PowerPoint presentation that runs a game of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. The Second is an Excel Document that gives pupils a worksheet to record their successes and failures on. A nice...


A kinaesthetic resource for multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000

Talking about digits moving one column to the left when you multiply by 10 is certainly conceptually better than talking about moving the decimal point, but some pupils seem to find this difficult to grasp. To help out I’ve made this kinaesthetic resource for multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000. The idea is you laminate all the sheets first then...


Dividing Fractions- The Awkward Question

  Image via Wikipedia You are negotiating the shark invested waters of the Sea of Misconceptions which nestles itself within the vast barren plains in the province of Understanding Fractions, and you reach the point where you tell them that to divide one fraction by another you turn the second one upside down and then multiply them. The class is...