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Algebra mistakes due to Negative Signs? Use COLOR to EXPLAIN.

Help students conquer a major area of mistakes, using color to show the steps in the Order of Operations, with exponent expressions.

Place Value Metaphor

During the summer I get to tutor a lot of elementary age students, remediating them on the basics. Almost invariably I find that these students are confused about PLACE VALUE, and considering how critical this concept is to all of math, I decided to write this post. Whenever I have the least suspicion that a […]