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Find the factors puzzles for practicing the multiplication tables

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Here are neat puzzles to review factors in multiplication, the multiplication tables -- and consequently, the basic division facts -- all in the same "package"!

Or, just use them as cool logic puzzles. ☺

They're called Find the Factors puzzles.

This page explains how to solve them.

On this page you'll find a vast amount of them, as Excel spreadsheets:

Like the author says, "The more multiplication facts you know, the easier these puzzles become. Working on these puzzles can help you learn the multiplication table better."


Math Mammoth Grade 5 Skills Review Workbook

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Grade 5 Skills Review Workbook is finally ready and available (as a PDF)!


This book has been designed to complement the lessons in Math Mammoth Grade 5 complete curriculum, providing spiral review of the concepts in the Grade 5 curriculum.

The book is divided into chapters, which correspond to the chapters in Math Mammoth Grade 5 curriculum. It is meant to be used during the school year, alongside the main curriculum. Spiral reviewing means that after a particular concept or skill has been studied in the main curriculum, it is then reviewed repeatedly over time in several different worksheets of this book.

Math Mammoth August sale is live!

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You can now get 25% off of all of Math Mammoth and Make It Real Learning products sold at Math Mammoth website!

Use coupon code J9W2-YHDY-R2S2. 

The offer is valid till August 26, 2018.

Start browsing here:

https://www.mathmammoth.com/books.php

Simple addition & subtraction facts practice for 2nd grade - from my customer

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One of my customers just sent this in. Her son made this neat interactive program to practice addition & subtraction facts as they're presented in Math Mammoth grade 2. This means the single-digit addition facts where the sum is more than 10, and the corresponding subtraction facts (e.g. 7 + 8, 6 + 9, 13 - 5, 16 - 7 etc).

Check it out!



Carnival time!

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Math Teachers at Play blog carnival 118 is online at Math Mama Writes. Check it out!


What is Math Teachers at Play carnival? It's a "smorgasbord" of ideas related to teaching math. This time you will find topics such as

- forgetting what they have learned
- thoughts on the card game War
- counting with dice
- origami workshop
- Venn diagram puzzle
- and more!

Enjoy!

Free math apps - virtual manipulatives

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Check out this nice collection of free math apps that work as virtual manipulatives/illustrative tools for most of your elementary math.

You'll find fractions, number lines (including for fractions & negative numbers), geoboard, money pieces, place value apps, number frames/number rack (for number sense/mental math), and pattern shapes. ☺

Summer math resources

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It's summer (here at the Northern hemisphere), and I've put together for you a LIST of wonderful SUMMER MATH resources:

Summer math — 7 wonderful ideas and resource lists

Check it out! There are games, online games, math practice websites, puzzle/problem ideas, contests, and so on!


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All the best,
Maria