Lightning Multiplication and Division Tricks

Teaching Artist: Abra-Kid-Abra

Students will learn secrets of lightning calculation, focusing on multiplication and division.  They will learn to mentally multiply a variety of 2 digit x 2 digit problems; to divide numbers circled on a calendar using mental division; to add 10 audience-generated numbers in their head faster than a calculator (using multiplication); and much more!  When they take home new tricks to perform for family and friends, they hone their mental multiplication and division skills in the process.  Students will gain a new perspective on how exciting math is.

Audience: Grades 3-4
Format: Residency
Curriculum Connections: Math
Teaching Artist: Abra-Kid-Abra

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