The teaching technique of finding out and helping students learn the “baby steps” that make up the larger math processes is having success through an organization called “Jump Math.” Read about it on this post.

# Archive | Learning Math Facts

# How to tell if a Number is Divisible by 8

How to tell if 8 divides into a number. There is a simple test for this. This post explains this.

# Multiplication Trick — Multiplying by 5

Quick easy trick for multiplying even numbers by 5.

# Multiplication Trick: x 25

How to quickly multiply by 25. This is a fun math trick that anyone can learn in 5 minutes or less.

# Multiplication Trick #3 — Multiply by 25 FAST!

Here’s a great way to help students get two for the price of one. First, they make connections between multiplication and a topic very dear to their hearts: money. That’s because the trick is for multiplying by 25, and in using this trick, you use the fact that four quarters make a dollar. Secondly, students […]

# Multiplication Trick #2 — Multiply by 15 FAST!

Here’s a great trick that helps you quickly multiply by 15. It’s handy for many real life situations, such as when you need to calculate a 15% tip at a restaurant. It involves nothing more than simple math. Try it, and then watch as your friends and family gaze in amazement.

# Memorizing those Times Tables

Yes, there IS a way to help students master the times tables of multiplication facts. This article tells you how you can do it in a fun and playful way.