Math Coach's Corner: Array Models for Multiplication. This little activity is another one from Van de Walle. Students use a 10-by-10 array and an L-shaped overlay to help them visualize the meaning of multiplication.
Onomatopoeia - The formation or use of words such as buzz or murmur that imitate the sounds associated with the objects or actions they refer to.
multiplication. I don't have a sewing machine & won't be whipping this hanging pocket craft up any time soon, but this blog post is good, and leads to her other blog, where signing up for a newsletter gains you a free eBook on how to teach the teams tables in 5 minutes/day. Some of the ideas are so very do-able immediately for us! YAY!