Everything kids need to know to become masters of mathematicsTo the delight of parents and teachers everywhere, comes this great new series on mathematics, brimming with fun and educational games and activities. Lynette Long explains math in a unique way that helps kids learn and truly understand mathematical concepts. Using objects that can be found around the house, like playing cards, dice, coins, paper, and scissors, kids will get to know all about math, while having a fabulous time.In Dazzling Division, kids will learn the basics of division, such as what divisors, dividends, and quotients are and how to look at division as putting items into groups. Once they've grasped the basics, kids can practice their division skills and test their division memory with activities like Factor Mania and Shout It Out!The mysteries of multiplication are explored in Marvelous Multiplication. This book begins with games that help kids understand and memorize the multiplication tables, and continues with loads of fun activities and games, like Multiplication Tic-Tac-Toe and Unscramble, that reinforce the basic skills.Designed to be fun for both kids that are afraid of math as well as those who excel at it, the Magic Math books can help anyone become a mathematics master.Lynette Long (Bethesda, MD) has a PhD in psychology and an MS in mathematics. She has taught math and was formerly a professor of education, specializing in mathematics education. She is the author of several children's math books, including Dealing with Addition and Painless Algebra.
Marvelous Multiplication by Lynette Long was published by Jossey-Bass, Inc./Wiley in September 2000. The ISBN for Marvelous Multiplication is 9780471369820.