– How to Teach Multiplication

– Single Color Trains

– Introducing Multiplication & Division Concepts

– Introducing Multiplication as Rectangles

– Commutative Property of Multiplication

– Introducing the Distributive Property

– Multiplication Strategy Game

– Hidden Products

– Teaching Division

– What’s in the Box? – Multiplication/Division

– Skip Count by threes

– Square Numbers

– Times-Tac-Toe

– What on Earth is the Distributive Property?

– Multiples-Tac-Toe

– Multiplication War

– Race to 200

– Division with Remainders

– Prime and Composite Numbers

– Learning About Factors

– Learning About Multiples

– Least Common Multiples

– How Crazy Can You Make It?!?

– How Crazy Can You Make It?!? – Part Two

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# How Crazy Can You Make It?!? Game – Part Two – Free Math Tutoring Video

This time around we started without paper and just used the Cuisenaire Rods. I tried to help my girls see more interesting ways of naming numbers to help develop more number sense and especially to work on fractions skills. This is a great activity to do to help you know where a child is at in their understanding and to help stretch their thinking to more mature ways of viewing numbers. You can work on all sorts of skills. It’s the type of activity that can be done many ways and at many levels!

# Multiplying Teen Numbers Using the Formal Algorithm – Free Math Tutoring Video

This free math tutoring video explains conceptually the multiplication algorithm when multiplying two numbers between 10 and 19 using Cuisenaire Rods. This helps aid in understanding what the formula is all about. It is important that children know the formula, but it is also important that they know WHY it works. This video explains the “why.”

For more practice, click here to download a worksheet.