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Teaching and learning tricky topics
Teaching and learning tricky topics

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2.2 Creative video making

In this intervention, teachers use video-making to help students understand the Mathematics tricky topic ‘Bus stop method’.

‘Bus stop’ is the term used to refer to ‘long division’ so that students will remember it. The bus stop method is used when you are dividing a large number (usually three digits or more) by another number (possibly two-digits or more). It is so named because the line you draw between the numbers looks a little bit like a bus stop (see Figure 5).

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Figure 5 The Bus Stop method of division