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AdministratorOctober 4, 2021 at 6:26 am
So true and important that we help our students grapple with the multiplicative relationships in place value!
One thought to consider is when looking for 10 times bigger/smaller, consider switching the language to 1 tenth the size. This will also highlight the reciprocal relationship between “10 times” and “1 tenth” (much like the doubling / halving strategy that emerges in many number talk strings).