MENTAL MATH TRICKS make learning math fun. Use these tricks to help students learn their times tables. This article shows you how to get started with a nifty trick for multiplying numbers by 5.
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QUESTION: Is there a particular order that is most beneficial to learning times tables? For example, I have heard that learning 1, 5, 10, 11, 2, 4, 8, 12, 3, 6, 9 is a good order. What say you? MY REPLY: There are many “schools of thought” on what makes the best order for teaching […]
QUESTION: I have been asked to help my grandson memorize the addition tables. If I ask him what is 8 + 5, I watch him doing it in his head. He gets the right answer but takes a long time, which may hurt him later when he is introduced to multiplication. Do you have any […]