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From: Joany Lowry <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion Date: 2003121016:47:16 Subject: Teaching subtraction with regrouping I am doing my teaching internship in a second grade classroom. I have recently introduced subtracting with grouping. The students are having a really hard time with it. I have tried using ones cubes with tens rods, telling the kids that if you flip the problem over and add it adds up like 35-27=8, the 8+7=15 ect... The students understand when I have them walk me through the lesson, but when I let them loose, they seem to forget everything we have been talking about. Thanks for your help!!!
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