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Subject:   RE: upper middle schoolers that haven't yet mastered multiplication facts
Author: Shane
Date: Mar 5 2006
I would recommend www.flashcardmagic.com. Math facts cannot be emphasized enough
and kids are struggling at higher grades than ever before.

On May  7 2005, PWR wrote:
> On May  6 2005, David Chandler wrote:
> I teach at a charter school
> working with homeschool families.  I
> have put up a page with a
> fairly comprehensive bag of tricks for
> learning the
> multiplication tables:
>
> http://erclc.org/StaffPages/David/MultTables/Multiplication.htm
>
> (For other resources, go to http://erclc.org and click on the
>
> Resources link.)

A deck of cards works well as flashcards.  You
> may either remove the face cards or assign them values (11, 12, 0).
> Shuffle the deck, then turn over 2 cards to randomly practice
> multiplication facts (or addition or subtraction).  With 2 people,
> play War--take turns finding the products, keeping the cards if
> correct; then the person with the biggest pile at the end is the
> winner.

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