For most of my teaching career, I used multiplication tables for my students. I ALWAYS thought they were such a great tool for those who hadn’t mastered their facts yet.

But as I watched my students use the multiplication tables, I realized they weren’t really gaining any fact fluency…they were just constantly lining up those factors to find the product and move on to the next problem….

An Alternative to Multiplication Tables

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