Negative Numbers and Montessori

Montessori kids handle negative numbers from around age six.  They enter the fun of the inverse rules without knowing all the details.  In upper the oddities of subtraction of negatives is taught.   Today MMcC laid out the bead bars. She first learned their pattern back when she was in Casa. Now she added to them the negatives so she could see the negatives numbers.

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