Posted by **james** on Friday, November 30, 2007 at 12:28am.

My grandson just gives up in working his division problems. He is in the 4 grade and I just cannot find a way to get him interested enough to apply and understand. Can you help me.

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**K**, Friday, November 30, 2007 at 2:21am
perhaps attempt to show him some practical/real world examples where understanding simple division is a tremendous asset. Go over dealing with $, that may get him interested...or find something that he is a huge fan of & somehow apply division to that.

You could also make up work sheets & then time him. If he gets them all correct, or the majority, in x-time, then treat him to a desset or his pick of video to watch, or some play-time. I don't even know what kids in the 4th grade do anymore, but find some sort of slight "star" to congratulate him for his hard work & efforts.

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, November 30, 2007 at 10:35am
K has some very good ideas. You may also want to check out these computer math games to see if any of them would interest your grandson.

http://www.gamequarium.com/division.html

http://www.coolmath4kids.com/

http://www.aplusmath.com/Games/index.html

http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~greentown/division.html

http://oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/Mathmagician/cathymath.html

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