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Best division apps for kids
Best division apps for kids
From simple number facts to complicated long division, these apps are full of child-appeal and will make learning how to divide fun.
What are the commutative, associative and distributive property?
What are the commutative, associative and distributive property?
The commutative, associative and distributive properties or laws underpin algebra and are first introduced to children, in very broad terms, in the...
What is maths mastery?
What is the Asian 'maths mastery' approach?
Thousands of UK primary schools are to adopt a new way of teaching maths that’s popular in South Asia. We explain what the Asian "maths mastery...
Child reading maths story book
Best maths story books for children
Introduce ratio, pie charts, probability and even simplifying fractions to children with these brilliant maths story books, picture-book...
What is long division?
What is long division?
Children in Year 5 and Year 6 are encouraged to use the long division method to divide larger numbers. We explain the technique and offer a step-by-...
What are number facts?
What are number facts?
Children are expected to memorise a number of different number facts in primary school, including number bonds to 20 and the multiplication and...
Primary-school numeracy glossary
Primary numeracy glossary for parents
From area to word problems, TheSchoolRun's primary-school numeracy glossary offers a complete guide to all the maths concepts children are...
Multiples and factors
What are multiples and factors?
We explain what multiples and factors are and how children are taught to recognise multiples from Year 1 and factors from Year 5, with examples of...
What is the bus stop method?
What is the bus stop method for division?
We explain what the bus stop method for division or short division is and why this is a quick and efficient method for working out division with...
What is chunking?
What is chunking?
We explain what chunking is and how this division technique is taught in primary school to help your child divide large numbers.

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