## A Suggested Order for Teaching the Basic Multiplication Facts

Multiplication facts can be difficult to learn, and difficult to teach. Luckily, there are strategies that we can use…

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October 1, 2017

Multiplication facts can be difficult to learn, and difficult to teach. Luckily, there are strategies that we can use…

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The 6’s, 7’s, and 8’s are typically some of the most difficult multiplication facts to learn. However, there is good…

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The 4’s multiplication facts are typically an easy set of facts to learn. This is because there is a…

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The 3’s multiplication facts use students’ knowledge of the doubles addition facts. Students can think of a 3’s equation…

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The 2’s multiplication facts are some of the easiest ones to learn. This is because they can be taught as…

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Multi-digit multiplication is a difficult concept to teach. Long gone are the days where we teach one method, such as…

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Partial products is a fantastic strategy to teach as students are learning to do multi-digit multiplication. What makes it so…

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The box/window method is an excellent strategy for multi-digit multiplication. This strategy places an emphasis on number sense understanding,…

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Lattice multiplication is an alternative to traditional long multiplication. Before I begin explaining this strategy, I do want to…

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I love integrating games into all subject areas, but especially math. The key is to find games that are rigorous,…

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One of my favorite tricks for multiplication is the 9’s trick. Kids love this too, since it is just so…

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