Explaining maths concepts to children can be difficult. Using Lego bricks is a great way to explain how fractions work and the 'hands-on' element will engage younger children.
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Expanded addition method PARENTS ONLYThis short video illustrates why we teach an expanded method of calculation to secure knowledge of place value before children move on to column addition. Children need to understand the value of the numbers in the tens and hundreds columns and not just learn a 'trick' to help them to calculate. (Please excuse the writing of the 4 digits).