OK, this is genius how to teach children multiplication. Use your "hand calculator" to figure 8 and 9 multiplication tables. Where was this when I was in school? (Also, this is a crazy long video for such a simple concept.
Spiral math homework is by far the most effective homework system I have ever used. Get tips and ideas for implementing spiral homework in your classroom, and read about the benefits I've seen in my classroom. ( has been a HUGE game changer)
Finally a better use for those old clothespins that can no longer hang student work from our classroom ceilings! Use them for comparing and ordering fractions, decimals, and percents, as well as place value