Welcome to Common Core’s method of teaching addition, children. See if your parents can explain it.

“This is the introduction to the first of six ‘Homework Helper’ segments Buffalo, NY, NBC affiliate WGRZ is broadcasting this week in honor of back-to-school week,” reports Kelsey Harris. in the video below.

If that didn’t make you cry, moms and dads, try this one for subtraction, courtesy of a New York news station:

If this kind of teaching is common in Common Core, we suspect there will be a whole lot of parents “home” schooling their little ones on math this year!