https://twitter.com/Cukalu/status/1550529549007560707 Arrays are introduced early in the elementary curriculum. As a bridge from counting to skip counting, to multiplication, and eventually the...

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Meme credit: Howie Hua Factoring expressions is one of those tasks in algebra that often feel tedious and pointless. This is even more true once someone points out that the vast majority of...

In a recent TikTok, Howie Hua (who trains future teachers in math) declared grouping and regrouping to be "one of the most important topics in elementary math." I would go so far as to say it is the...

Algebra tiles can be difficult to figure out at first. However, once you grasp the basic ideas, algebra tiles are a fantastic tool to help many students understand where algebra processes come from,...

(Click aqui para leer este articulo en español.) Soon after they learn the basics of multiplication, your child will begin to learn about factoring in math class. You can think of factoring as a...

Many parents feel frustration when their children come home using arithmetic methods and tools different from what they learned. "Why can't they just [add/subtract/multiply]?" is a common refrain for...