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One of the tragedies of American (and other) schools is that something as simple and important as multiplication isn’t taught well at all. We still hear things like “multiplication is repeated addition” (it is not), and “multiplication makes things bigger.” 

The latter statement is one of the truisms that totally screws kids up when they get to fractions. Part of the tragedy is that most teachers do not have a meaningful grasp of what multiplication (or math in general) actually is. 

I’ve written a booklet that comes with an e-course, that explains a very simple but effective way to teach basic multiplication from 0 – 10) in virtually minutes. Yes, really, minutes. No one ever needs to forget what 7 x 8 is ever again. 

Check out my site about Learning to Multiply, and find out more.

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