DO YOU KNOW…the different division strategies your child is learning?

So, just like multiplication, your child is learning various strategies for division.

Most of us learned how to divide by memorizing the division facts. Since children learn in a variety of ways, more than one strategy is taught to learn the division facts.  This allows children to find the strategy that works best for them.

Ok, so do you know repeated subtraction? Fact families? How about a partitive and quotative models? Here are examples of what we’re talking about in terms of different division strategies being taught to your child.

 

Check out an easy to understand video on partitive and quotative division.