New to Montessori – The Long Division Materials

Older primary aged children who are new to the Montessori classroom are quickly able to understand the Montessori materials and gain new levels of confidence in subjects like multiplication and division – shown below – before migrating back to paper based calculations with a greater understanding.


Preparing to divide a 6 digit number


Staring to share a 6 digit number


Requires thought and concentration


Working with a 3 digit divisor



Sharing across a 3 digit divisor


The 4 digit divisor



Recording the number of times the beads can be shared across the divisor



In close up


Another one of our new 2017 students takes to the boards


The long division material


The long division material



The long division material in use


Tidying up the beads


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