MEMORIZING MULTIPLICAITON FACTS CAN BE STRESSFUL Memorizing multiplication facts is a key component in the third-grade math curriculum. Students who are able to quickly recall multiplication facts enjoy a plethora of advantages. Third grade classes often have speed races for multiplication facts, invite only parties for students who have passed
Learning new things doesn't always come natural to everyone, especially when it isn't something that you like. For me, that thing was multiplication. I didn't see the need to learn it and I had a really difficult time memorizing it. Eventually, it kicked in, but I really wished I had a different way to learn. I was delighted to learn that there is a different way to learn from my son's third grade teacher. This is the year that they are really going to focus on multiplication. I'm so…
Those days of forgetting their math facts? Staring blankly at a multiplication problem? Adding or subtracting when they should be multiplying? Done. Gone. Over. Those days are in the past! Today we’re going to learn how to teach multiplication facts to our students with disabilities so that they build conceptual knowledge and retention.
Games are such an effective tool for practicing skills in the classroom. Students are so engaged when playing games and we remember more of what we learn when we are having fun. Today I am sharing several of my students’ favorite multiplication fact games with their free printables! Enjoy those free games! Your students are going to think that you are the coolest teacher EVER!