This website contains the techniques, tips, and secrets used by master teachers of mathematics. Based on research, the authors argue that rote memory is one of the least effective ways of memorizing. They offer more effective strategies for teaching students the times tables and some strategies for helping with memorization, such as using rhyming words, pictures, stories and other activities. Much of the material here is drawn from a book called Memorize in Minutes: The Times Table, which is available for purchase. A section on Teaching Strategies reviews what works and what doesn't, while the Teacher Helpers section provides a variety of classroom resources, such as activity ideas, worksheets, flash cards and information on helpful books, tapes and programs. Some games listed in the Games section may also be used to help students review and learn the times tables.


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