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Old dogs, new math: Robert Eastaway ; Mike Askew Publisher: English View all editions and formats Summary: In the "good old days," elementary students simply memorized their times tables and struggled through long division. Today, students are expected not just to find the right answer, but also to choose the best method for doing so--and to explain why it works. On top of that, students are learning new strategies--even for basic arithmetic--that look foreign to many parents.

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Old Dogs, New Math: Homework Help for Puzzled Parents by Rob Eastaway, Mike Askew “Perfect for parents who want to understand the different methods to do arithmetic their children are learning—and why they are being taught that way.”5/5(1).