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From: kristin

To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2008040515:39:11
Subject: Re: subtraction with regrouping

We teach the process of beginning in the ones as well. For each place value column we recite the poem: More on top? No need to stop. More on the floor? Go next door, borrow 10 more. Numbers are the same? Zero is the game.

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