# Category: Elementary Math

Ideas, issues, and lesson plans for math students at the late elementary math level (4th through 6th grade).

## PEMDAS

Order of Arithmetic Matters Addition and subtraction go together. Multiplication and division go together. What happens when you combine them? How do calculations change when you have addition, subtraction, multiplication,… Read more »

## Why Learn to Multiply Fractions?

After learning what fractions are and various ways to write them, you learned to find common denominators to add and subtract them.  Next, you will learn to multiply them.  Fractions… Read more »

## Line Multiplication

A Line Multiplication Example Line Multiplication is one of the visual ways to multiply two numbers.  Though multiplication is a standard subject in elementary math, the line method of multiplying… Read more »

## Pool Noodle Fractions

Math video on fractions. This way of teaching fractions works well for kids who like to touch and see things rather than read numbers.  From the site WeAreTeachers.com Here’s a… Read more »