Parents can access the following site from home to get a step by step, animated “online tutorial” of the algorithms the students use throughout the year in EDM. You could also show the animations on the Smart Board in the classroom when introducing them or as a review. Go to…www.everydaymathonline.com
Click the launch button beside “free family resources” at the top of the page.
Click “Algorithms Handbook Animations”
Scroll down and select the desired algorithm
To see animations of the EDM algorithms AND an animation of the corresponding traditional (standard) algorithm (you know…the ones most parents learned in school)…
Click the “Algorithms in EDM” button instead of the “Algorithms Handbook Animations” button.
Click on the grade.
Click on the desired operation.
Scroll to the bottom and click on the desired algorithm.