Once your child has a a full set of tables, they need to practise so that they are automatic by the time they start secondary school. A light touch, coming back to those that are difficult, will help, but you should also ensure that your child learns the standard methods of multiplication and division, so that they do not be come over-reliant on doubling and dividing by 10.
–John Bald is an educator with forty years’ experience in teaching literacy, languages and basic maths.”
He includes a link to a very fun video of SEVENS:
(I know, I know–but it’s true, you’ll love it!).
Spoiler: Snakes & Ladders + Tic, Tac, Toe. The perfect Math Night game!
Here’s the story where the math problems cause problems. . .
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