Bringing the method into focus. Making it all fit together. This post attempts do do more of that for you.
to get him off his fingers and get his multiplication down. Also he spent some time playing games like Timez Attack and practicing multiplication on his own because 12 lessons wouldn't be enough to get all 144 facts (12x12) and soon all 400 facts (20x20) into his instant recall memory. Note we didn't spend much time using formal multiplication tables or math flash cards or even math worksheets.
degree of difficulty and how to use the algebra to cement the addends and multiplication facts into their experience.
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