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Multiplication Powerpoint

1. 1. Exploring Multiplication By Carly Perez
3. 3. Memorization <ul><li>M emorizing multiplication facts can be a tricky feat. There are so many facts to memorize, many students see it as something they cannot accomplish 1 . Memorizing math facts can be fun and easy as long as you have the right tools to use! </li></ul><ul><li>M emorizing math facts requires time and patience. You are not the first kid who has had to learn and memorize multiplication facts, so you might need a little help and practice before you get good. </li></ul>1 http://primaryschool.suite101.com/article.cfm/rhymes_for_memorizing_multiplication_facts
4. 4. Memorization (cont’d) <ul><li>T he first thing you need to learn, to make it easier on yourself, is that there are many different tools to help you learn to memorize your multiplication facts. Not one tool is right for everyone, so find the one that works best for you. Some of these tools include using manipulatives and the multiplication table, which will be shown later in this presentation. The more tools you use to help you with memorizing your multiplication, the faster you will learn your facts. </li></ul>
5. 5. Things to think about <ul><li>Why is it so difficult for children to memorize their multiplication facts? </li></ul><ul><li>What are some tips to help with this process? </li></ul><ul><li>How can you help yourself and make it easier to memorize multiplication facts? </li></ul>
6. 6. Manipulatives <ul><li>Manipulatives are simply “various objects designed to be moved or arranged by hand as a means of developing motor skills or understanding abstractions, especially in mathematics” 1 This means that they are things that you can use to see and feel to help you learn in math. They can be blocks, calculators, computers , candy, etc. </li></ul>1 http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/manipulatives
7. 7. Manipulatives (cont’d) <ul><li>One type of manipulative that you might enjoy using is your computer. There are many websites offered that will allow you to manipulate objects with the click of your mouse to learn your multiplication facts . Another type of manipulative that may be used in your classroom everyday is a calculator. Always do the problem first and use the calculator to check your answer . </li></ul>