Understanding the New Math Vocabulary

Decompose...? Rename...? Regroup...?

Don't let the new words fool you - it's fancier language and a weird way to write it. But it's still the same as what you learned long ago.

Bon Crowder

About this product

"If it's just addition and subtraction, why am I struggling?" you ask yourself.

The new words are weird.

The new way they write stuff is weird.

But you can do it!

Come with me into a quick exploration of each of these three main words for the new math: decompose, rename and regroup.

Learn what they used to be called. Get comfortable with translating, understanding and using the words as you help your child grow in math competency!

Who is it for?

  • Parents of elementary children
  • Anyone tasked with helping an elementary student with math homework
  • Elementary school teachers

What will you need?

  • This course is designed for parents and caregivers of students of math.
  • This course is NOT designed (nor will it support) students in current math classes.

What others say about our product

Kami Huyse, Mother of New Math Learners

It's like there is a whole new language when it comes to Math. So glad that Bon Crowder is cutting through the mystery and I no longer think decomposing is a bad word.

Our instructor

Bon CrowderGeneration X Learner, Generation Now Educator

Bon Crowder is a Math Mom and Education Advocate who works to empower parents to take back their role as math homework helper.

She writes at MathFour.com, a math education website supporting parents and teachers and manages the Facebook community "Empowering Parents to Tackle Math."

Bon's been quoted in the Wall Street journal, appeared on eHow.com and Synonym.com, Great Day Houston, NEA Benefits and is an expert on NBC’s Education Nation Parent Toolkit.

What is included in this course

Decomposing - Not What it Used to Mean!
Practice: Factoring & Decomposing into 2 Parts
Practice: Factoring & Decomposition into 3 Parts
Renaming - Changing the Way We Look at Numbers
Practice: Renaming Numbers with Two Digits
Practice: Renaming Numbers with Three Digits
Practice: Renaming Numbers with Four Digits
Regrouping for Subtraction
(the old borrowing)
Regrouping: Renaming to Subtract
Practice: Regrouping for Subtraction
Practice: General Subtraction
Regrouping for Addition
(the old carrying)
Regrouping: Renaming to Add
Practice: Regrouping for Addition
Practice: General Addition

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I'm not happy with the course?

We're very confident about the quality of our course, but if for any reason you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us within 15 days of the purchase and we will give you a full refund, no question asked!

How will I be able to access the learning material?

After enrolling in the course, you will always have unlimited online access to all the lectures and to the learning materials, on any computer, tablet or mobile device you own.

How long is the course accessible online?

The course starts after you enroll and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course, and it’s up to you to define when to start and when to access the course material.

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