Multiplication and division are difficult concepts and there is evidence that many adults struggle with these concepts. It is therefore vital that these concepts are well taught, that is why this book is important. The book is broken down into lessons that support the teacher in the classroom. There are powerpoints, designed to help children form mental imagery, there are suggestions for practical activities and there are worksheets to consoilidate learning. The author has ensured that frankly it is virtually impossible for children not to learn when using this book. The author, Martina Clarke is an experienced teacher and has many years of class- room experience. The book comes with interactive software to help children learn the correct words and to get them actively engaged with their own learning and engaging in what theorists call `scaffolding their own learning'
Martina Clarke is a highly experienced teacher and is now developing her name as an author. She has taught in inner city schools and in rural poor schools both in the Midlands and in the South West. She lives in the midlands with her partner.
Section: One Odd and Even Numbers Section Two : Twos Section Three: Two's Division Section Four: Progress Test Section Five: Counting in Fives Section Six: Dividing by 5 Section Seven: Multipiplying with the Five Times Table Section Eight: Tens Section Nine: Sorting into Tens Section Ten: Building the thre times table Section Eleven: Making the Four times table Section Twelve: More on the four times table