## 25 AugMultiplication trick makes the Sixes facts simple!

### Simplify the Sixes facts with the Half-Whole Trick!

This Multiplication trick makes learning the Sixes facts simple! The "Half-Whole" multiplication trick works like this:

### When multiplying six by an even number, the product is HALF of that number (tens place), then the WHOLE number (ones place).

Here's an example:

## 25 JulFluency Tip: Chants as Attention-Getters!

[caption id="attachment_14830" align="alignnone" width="765"] Login to the Members' Site to print this Multiplication Chants Bulletin Board Set![/caption]

### Here's a nearly effortless way to build fact fluency!

Watch the video tutorial below for a demonstration of how to utilize the Factivation!® chants as your daily class attention getters. Teachers use attention getters multiple times throughout the day. If I had to estimate the number of times I would use an attention getter with my class, I would have to say it would be in the range of 20-30 times a day. Just imagine 20-30 daily exposures to Multiplication facts like 6x3, 8x7, 7x7, etc! This is a powerful, but little-known secret

## 15 JulTrack Math Fact Mastery with Ease

Identify fact gaps, prescribe needed lessons, and easily monitor progress! The Factivation!® Assessment Tool is simple to give and easy to score! It allows teachers in upper grades to pinpoint exactly which facts students have not yet mastered and prescribe only the Factivation!® lessons needed to...

## 26 JunOnly Test What’s Been Addressed!

### Progressive lesson assessments eliminate intimidation and create Mathematical confidence!

Each Factivation!® lesson includes several assessment options. One of which is the printable progressive assessments, designed to test only current and previously learned facts. This tutorial explains this valuable, versatile resource that can be used for both assessment and practice.

## 26 JunFactivation!® Fluency Builders

### 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.