STEP 1: Start with Strategies to Create a Mental Hook
Why use strategies (like Rule, Trick, Chant, and Connection™) to teach Math facts rather than just having students memorize in a traditional rote manner? The Factivation!® strategies utilize existing schema. They apply meaning to each fact, thereby increasing a students’ ability to recall the product.
Memorable method for multi-digit Multiplication!
This Multiplication video introduces students to the “Turtlehead Method”. The Turtlehead Method provides a simple and entertaining way for students to recall the steps involved in solving multi-digit Multiplication problems.
A Fluency Builder a day keeps low test scores away!
Not only does it keep low test scores away, but giving students this concentrated five minutes/day of targeted fluency practice builds Mathematical confidence as they see their own improvement from Challenge 1 to Challenge 4. If your goal is to build fact fluency (and we would assume that is is!), this is THE printable for your students.