Many children get many different emotions about multiplication… “Yes, yes! I know all about it… in fact I have memorised some times tables facts already!” they say. Others keep quiet, because they are worried that because they don’t yet know the times tables by memory, they are “behind”. This week’s goal in math class was […]

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# I know you’ve HEARD of multiplication… but what does it ACTUALLY mean??!!

Many children get many different emotions about multiplication… “Yes, yes! I know all about it… in fact I have memorised some times tables facts already!” they say. Others keep quiet, because they are worried that because they don’t yet know the times tables by memory, they are “behind”. This week’s goal in math class was […]

# I know you’ve HEARD of multiplication… but what does it ACTUALLY mean??!!

Many children get many different emotions about multiplication… “Yes, yes! I know all about it… in fact I have memorised some times tables facts already!” they say. Others keep quiet, because they are worried that because they don’t yet know the times tables by memory, they are “behind”. This week’s goal in math class was […]

# AUDITORY learning + VISUAL learning = fun and easy math class in multiplication!!

Everyone learns in different ways, and knowing yourself as a learner is an important part of success! Also knowing that trying concepts out in a variety of different ways is important too. In math class we are working with the concept behind multiplication and division. We’ve gone back tot he basics, using hands-on manipulatives, in […]

# AUDITORY learning + VISUAL learning = fun and easy math class in multiplication!!

Everyone learns in different ways, and knowing yourself as a learner is an important part of success! Also knowing that trying concepts out in a variety of different ways is important too. In math class we are working with the concept behind multiplication and division. We’ve gone back tot he basics, using hands-on manipulatives, in […]

# AUDITORY learning + VISUAL learning = fun and easy math class in multiplication!!

Everyone learns in different ways, and knowing yourself as a learner is an important part of success! Also knowing that trying concepts out in a variety of different ways is important too. In math class we are working with the concept behind multiplication and division. We’ve gone back tot he basics, using hands-on manipulatives, in […]

# Karate Multiplication meets traditional algorithms at the end of the road…

It was an exciting moment in math class this week, as we arrived at the ultimate last step of multiplying… the place where most adults live (!!)… traditional multiplying using the short and efficient algorithm that is so well-known around the world. Having filled up our “toolbox” with many different methods of tackling harder multiplication […]

# KARATE Multiplication comes to Yodalandia… getting tools in your toolbox!!

Every household has a toolbox, full of different tools made for different purposes. Sometimes you need a hammer, sometimes you need a saw, sometimes you need a drill etc. Maybe there are 2 different types tools that do the same job, like a paint brush and a paint roller. It is helpful to have many […]

# BOOM BOOM BOOM… on our way to times tables and division speed recall and understanding

Having started the unit before the holidays, we followed through with the multipication and division introduction unit once we came back. Whereas Grade 2 was the year of introducing the concept behind multiplication, Grade 3 is the year where we need to get automatic recall of the times tables up to x10. Of course I […]