Why Is Math Taught So Differently Now?

We often hear the struggles of parents wanting to help their children with the "new math". 

"That's not the way I learned math when I was in school,"
is a common statement heard during parent conferences!
This video, hopefully, will help you better understand why math does look so differently now.  Instead of just teaching "how" to do an operation, we're trying to help them learn "why" numbers work together the way they do!