Hi, I am an NQT due to start teaching year 5 in September. The first unit that I am set to teach in maths is place value. I consider myself to be fairly good at maths, but place value is my absolute downfall. I have huge trouble explaining the concept and getting my head around it- who knows why! The children need to partition 5 or 6 digit numbers into tens, hundreds, thousands, etc. and say what each digit represents in these numbers. Does anyone have any experience/ideas on how I could teach/explain this concept? I am having a total mind blank and am panicking! I really want to get off to a good start in maths. Thank you!