Multiplication and Division Concepts

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
What on Earth is the Distributive Property?
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

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.