Collections Mental calculation strategies - multiplication and division

TLF ID R10913

This collection of 14 digital curriculum resources focuses on assisting students to develop efficient and effective mental calculation strategies for performing multiplication and division. The collection also aims to develop and consolidate students' knowledge of multiplicative number facts. It is organised in four categories: multiplication arrays for composite numbers; arrays for prime and composite numbers; partitioning to aid mental multiplication; and division by sharing or partitioning. The final two digital curriculum resources use some fraction notation.

Educational details

Educational value
  • Provides a selection of quality-assured resources about mental calculation strategies for multiplication and division to support mathematics teaching and learning across years 2 to 6.
  • Presents the resources in four ways - on a carousel, on a 'View all' page, and organised into categories on individual resource pages and on a 'Print view' page.
  • Provides links to each of the resources included in the collection.
Year level

2; 3; 4; 5; 6

Learning area
  • mathematics
  • Mathematics/Number and algebra

    Other details

    • Author
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
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    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
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    • Copyright holder
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: VIC 3000 Australia
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    • Remarks: Copyright Education Services Australia Ltd
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    Learning resource type
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    • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
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    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.