Mathematics Teaching, January 2008

The January issue of Mathematics Teaching has the following articles under the research section:

A model for multiplication - Heather McLeay

Heather McLeay discusses a visual representation to aid the multiplication of fractions.

Deconstructing calculation methods, part 3: Multiplication - Ian ThompsonBuy MT2063436 for £3

In the third of a series of four articles, Ian Thompson deconstructs the primary national strategy’s approach to written multiplication. The first two articles in this series were published in MT202 and MT204.

Representing multiplication - Tony Harries and Patrick BarmbyBuy MT2063741 for £3

Tony Harries and Patrick Barmby explore the use of visual representations, in particular the array, in the teaching of multiplication in the primary school.