Multiplication Tables for 2, 5 and 10

How to Introduce Multiplication Tables for 2, 5 and 10

Multiplication tables for 2, 5 and 10 are the first set of multiplication tables students learn in 2nd Grade because they follow easy-to-remember patterns and are therefore more “friendly” than other multiplication tables. In this blog post, we’ll talk about some of the more important concepts to focus on, extending what we’ve learned in the

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Singapore Math Not Working

Is Singapore Math Not Working for Your School?

Is Singapore math not working for your school? Have your school district switched to using Singapore math curriculum a few years ago, promising better mathematics instructions and deeper conceptual understanding, only to find that not only has test scores not improved, but more teachers are feeling frustrated about adopting the new methods they are not

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How to Introduce Multiplication and Division in Early Elementary Levels

Multiplication and Division is the next step up from addition and subtraction, and should be taught with a graduated spiral approach throughout the elementary school years. Both concepts can and should be introduced together, as early as second grade. Before building up fluency in multiplication tables, students should first understand the concepts of multiplication and

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Singapore math worked solutions

Worked Solution – Math In Focus Workbook 3A Chapter 9 Page 168 – Two-Step Multiplication Word Problem

This is a question from Math In Focus Workbook 3A Lesson 9.2 (Real-World Problems: Two-step Problems with Multiplication): Jill has 28 stickers. Peggy has 4 times as many stickers as Jill. Luis has 15 fewer stickers than Peggy. How many stickers does Luis have? Solution: Peggy has P = 4 x 28 = 112 Luis

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Webinar – Navigating the Major Cluster of the Common Core Math Standards for Elementary Schools

The Common Core standards covers a lot of ground for each grade. If you’re new to the Singapore-based textbooks such as Math In Focus and Primary Mathematics, you may be wondering how you can cover all the materials, and meet the standards requirements at the end of the school year. On Sunday Feb-11th 2018, please

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Upcoming Webinar – Teach Logic Reasoning with Twelve Days of Christmas

A while ago, we created a worksheet that uses the lyrics of the Christmas carol “Twelve Days of Chirstmas” to illustrate a problem in logic reasoning. On Saturday Dec-16th, join us for for another live webinar by Kar-Hwee, where she’ll share how to use this free worksheet to teach mathematical reasoning for three groups of

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