As a second grade teacher, I have the exciting opportunity of helping students build a conceptual understanding of multiplication that will serve as a foundation for the learning that follows. Last year, I came across a phenomenal article in Teaching Children’s Mathematics (May 2015) titled, Three Steps to Mastering Multiplication Facts. The authors, Kling and […]

## Number Talks Book Study — Chapters 7 & 8

Hello! Welcome back to our Number Talks book study! Today I discuss chapters 7 and 8–two chapters focused on multiplication and division for grades 3-5. To read past book study posts, visit our Number Talks Book Study Archive! Chapter 7: How Do I Develop Specific Multiplication and Division Strategies in the 3-5 Classroom? As in […]