Does Your Teen Know Their Times Tables?


I’m taking a 1 month break from posting new posts here on Maths Insider while I work on other projects. In the next few weeks I’ll be highlighting some posts I’ve written here and on other websites that you may have missed. Enjoy!

I wrote the following guest post for the cool maths blogger Bon Crowder over at Math is Not a Four Letter Word. When I ran a Kumon centre I would often enrol teens who had weak mental maths skills, which were causing them to struggle with maths. Fixing this problem enough to give them the confidence and skills to improve their maths took around 6 months, but if the goal is to only to sort out their times tables, then this can be done in much less time. Read on to find out how!

Does your middle- or high-schooler know their times tables? If the answer is a resounding “Yes” then, great, have a great day, and read the other great tips here at MathFour.

I also have some great tips and advice on how to guide your child to maths success on my Maths Insider site.

If not, then it’s time to help your teen develop their own times tables boot camp……… Read more …….

Caroline Mukisa
About The Author: Caroline Mukisa is the founder of Maths Insider. A Cambridge University educated math teacher, she's been involved in math education for over 20 years as a teacher, tutor, Kumon instructor, Thinkster Math instructor and math ed blogger. She is the author of the insanely helpful ebook "The Ultimate Kumon Review" and insanely useful website "31 Days to Faster Times Tables" You can follow her math tips on Facebook and follow her on Twitter @mathsinsider

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