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Aphrodite: Read up to chapter 4 and complete questions. Due Wednesday. Do you want a level 4? If you do, don't forget to support your answer with specific examples from the text and explain your thinking.
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Multiplication and Division using an Area Model (array)
When learning multiplication and division we learn to use a variety of startegies and tools and solve a problem. Although we do use algorithms (this is the way that most parents learned), we are use visual models. Research done by Jo Boaler, a leading math education researcher, tells us that when we represent our math visually as well as numerically, students are more likely to remember the concept. Below is a video showing how we can use an area model to solve multiplication.
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