Cover page of A Deep Dive into Teaching Division

When it comes to the four basic operations, division is often the one that students find the most difficult. Many adult education students, especially at beginning levels of math, have gaps in their understanding of both when and how to divide. Why does this operation seem to cause more problems than the rest?

This resource explores why division can be difficult for learners and offers two models for how to think about and teach division.

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Mathematics and Adult Numeracy
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PD Center
SABES Mathematics and Adult Numeracy Curriculum and Instruction PD Team