Is Rote Learning an Effective Way of Teaching Times Tables?

Learning the times tables by rote is great for memorising multiplication facts, but there are also other ways that are effective for teaching times tables too.

By offering other teaching methods, such as multiplication games or times tables games, students can better understand times tables. This will help them gain a strong grounding in maths and numbers that will help them in their future.

So… what other ways are there for you to help your students understand the times tables? EducationCity has a number of features to help! Let’s check them out…

Times Tables Bundle

We’ve a selection of fantastic content for you to choose from in our Times Tables Bundle, available in our Maths module. You’ll find three content types covering the 2 x to the 12 x tables.

  • Times Tables Songs: our cool songs will get your students singing their multiplication facts!
  • Times Tables Challenges: the challenges are a great way of asking multiplication and division questions.
  • Multiplication and Division Activities: you can even challenge your students to take on either multiplication or division questions – it’s up to you!

Mental Maths Topic Tool

A mental maths test that focuses on just multiplication and which you can customise, our Mental Maths Topic Tool is a great way to assess your students and give fundamental practice.

PlayLive Multiplication

Enjoyed by teachers and students worldwide, PlayLive Multiplication is great times tables practice. It’s a fun, competitive maths challenge where students race each other to answer as many multiplication questions as they can in 60 seconds.

You can find all of these activities just by searching for them on EducationCity.

To give the Times Tables Bundle, the Mental Maths Topic Tool and the PlayLive Multiplication activities a go in your classroom and help your students understand the times tables, log in or sign up for a free trial