# Tag Archives: multiplication

### New Math Multiplication

The new math multiplication has parents confused as to why 5×3 isn’t 5+5+5. My new course shows a bit of reasoning behind it. Continue Reading →

### Addition & Multiplication Don’t Mix

Just as oil and water don’t mix, addition and multiplication don’t mix. Unless you shake really hard! Continue Reading →

### Some Ways to Tell When a Math Problem is Wrong

Sometimes it’s easier to see when a math problem is wrong than to see when it’s right. Here are some examples. Continue Reading →

### Using the Hundreds Chart to Teach Beginning Multiplication

Here’s a different way to start students off on multiplication – they get to use coloring, skip counting and patterns! Continue Reading →

### How to Find 20% of a Rectangle – The Facebook Page Cover Photo

Percents are an important math concept. And finding 20% of a rectangle isn’t a trivial endeavor if you’re on Facebook! Continue Reading →

### Multiplication Facts – Sevens

There’s a funny little pattern in the times tables for sevens. Check it out! Continue Reading →

### The Distributive Property – What Is It, Anyway?

Here is a handy way to help students understand what the distributive property is really all about. Continue Reading →

### Multiplication & Your Breast Exam

I’m off to the Houston Aeros Breast Cancer Awareness Hockey Game today – and it’s making me very aware of how important it is to do monthly breast exams. And the math supports it! Continue Reading →

### 3 1/2 Ways to Do Math with Jesus

Seems we have more nativity sets than a family should – so why not do a little math with Jesus and the nativity crew? Continue Reading →