The Box and Book of Facts:
Multiplication and Division
Help students readily learn basic multiplication and division number facts with the lessons and powerful visual models in The Box and Book of Facts.
The Box of Facts Multiplication and Division is a collection of thinking strategies for teaching the four operations. To be included in The Box of Facts, a strategy must be:
Efficient - gets to a solution quickly
Effective - works every time
Extendable - applies to greater numbers
The Book of Facts Multiplication and Division guides teachers through each strategy with activity instructions. The multiplication strategies support the inverse operation of division, helping students bridge their understanding of both operations.
"Students need a visual picture to help them develop efficient mental strategies that begin with basic facts and extend to greater numbers."
- introduction, reinforcement, practice, and extension activities for each strategy
- game board and activity reinforcement blackline masters
- assessment and recording operations
- mathematical background and definitions of terms