Feb 012014
 

I thought this was an article on long division…well it’s sort of the opposite of division, it’s about connection.

http://momastery.com/blog/2014/01/30/share-schools/

I stood a little shakily at the chalkboard while Chase’s teacher sat behind me, perched on her desk, using a soothing voice to try to help me understand the “new way we teach long division.”  Luckily for me, I didn’t have to unlearn much because I never really understood the “old way we taught long division.” It took me a solid hour to complete one problem, but l could tell that Chase’s teacher liked me anyway. She used to work with NASA, so obviously we have a whole lot in common. 

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