Subtraction in columns

Tweet It is suggested in the new Maths Programme of Study that children in Year 2 should get used to recording addition nand subtraction in columns, both to support place value and to prepare for formal written methods with larger numbers in later years. Here we have a subtraction worksheet laid out in columns. There is [...] . . . → Read More: Subtraction in columns

Learning the ten times table in Year 2

Tweet Children are introduced to multiplication tables in Year 2 (6/7 yrs old) and should be fluent with the two times, five times and ten times tables by the end of the year. The ten times table is obviously the easiest to learn off by heart, but it can also be used to illustrate place value. [...] . . . → Read More: Learning the ten times table in Year 2