Friday, February 3, 2012

Working on Math Facts

Trying to solve problems without knowing your math facts is like trying to read for comprehension and having to sound out every word!  However, our kids need strategies to learn their facts and lots of games to practice them.  If we depend on flash cards and parents, it's not going to happen.  Here's how I teach kids to learn their facts...and as an added bonus, how to simplify fractions using a multiplication chart!