Monthly Archives: December 2012

Why Kids Don’t Know Their Multiplication Tables-Part 2

Inefficient Instruction. If you read Part 1, you know that mastering multiplication is hard. But it’s not impossible, right? I mean any decent educator with a deck of flash cards can whip just about any student in to shape eventually, … Continue reading

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Why Kids Don’t Know Their Multiplication Tables-Part 1

Because it’s hard. It’s difficult. It requires mental effort and consistency. Even Timez Attack requires a significant amount of effort. It’s fun and rewarding, but it’s active engagement. And folks today favor passive engagement like watching TV, playing casual games, … Continue reading

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