# Times Table Multisensory Game

Discussion in 'Special educational needs' started by trianglesaunders, Jun 7, 2010.

1. ### trianglesaunders

Hi all times table teachers, especially those who are teaching them to students who find rote learning difficult!
At my school, I am currently trialling a multisensory times tables card game, which gives a visual respresentation of the number fact and allows the student to see it, say it, flip it and repeat it against the clock (if they choose). They get used to linking the vocabulary to the image and to the specialist maths notation. It is intended to be used on a one-to-one basis with a student and a mentor (an older student/parent/teacher) about three times a week.
If people are interested in hearing more about the results or the product itself please reply to this post.
Thanks
A passionate believer in times tables as the foundation for all maths!

2. ### trianglesaunders

Hi all times table teachers, especially those who are teaching them to students who find rote learning difficult!
At my school, I am currently trialling a multisensory times tables card game, which gives a visual respresentation of the number fact and allows the student to see it, say it, flip it and repeat it against the clock (if they choose). They get used to linking the vocabulary to the image and to the specialist maths notation. It is intended to be used on a one-to-one basis with a student and a mentor (an older student/parent/teacher) about three times a week.
If people are interested in hearing more about the results or the product itself please reply to this post.
Thanks
A passionate believer in times tables as the foundation for all maths!

3. ### poppy83

Sounds very interested. I would like to hear more.

Poppy

4. ### RWAUCHOB

would be keen to find out more too please and thanks.

5. ### kingfisherblue

Hi, my son has Down's syndrome and I would be very interested in trying this out with him. He has been 'learning' his ten times table, by which I mean he can now count in tens, but he does not understand that 1x10=10, 2x10=20, etc.
He is very visual, and I am willing to spend time with him. He is also usually willing to learn, but gets frustrated when he finds things difficult.

6. ### trianglesaunders

Hi there,
Thanks for your message. It sounds ideal that you are willing to put the time in with him as this project really requires time and isn't a quick fix. I guess you realise that though. I will be back in touch when i have ironed out the errors found in the trial - this should be in a week or two. Thanks

7. ### Ryvita1

I would be interested in finding out more.

Thanks

8. ### linney123New commenter

Hello
I have a lot of involvement with SEN pupils and would love to try out an alternative please.

9. ### yosano43

I too would be interested as I spend a lot of my time as a the Numeracy teacher in school working on helping my pupils master their multiplication tables. Thanks in advance

10. ### takethatno1fanNew commenter

Hi, I'd be very interested in this. I'm a specialist teacher for cognition and learning and we are always struggling with our SEN pupils and times tables.
Looking forward to hearing more.

11. ### MoBenson

I'd be really interested in hearing more regarding this. Please forward details!!!

12. ### kirstenbrown

Hi there,

I work in Secondary SEN, particularly in Mathematics. I'd love to hear about your times table card game.

Thanks

13. ### JoDuhig

Hi, I have just taken on the role of SENCO so would welcome any help, thanks!

14. ### nicolazcook

I am always looking for interactive and fun ways to teach the times tables. I am a maths teacher in an MLD secondary school teaching from P6+ to level 3. I have tried songs, but that requires learning rhymes, and doesnt help everyone, i use number cards and word cards and dots and play bingo games. So anything to add to the repertoi would be very gratefully received.

16. ### Teresainwirral

Hi I'd be interested in finding out more.
Thank you,
Teresa.

17. ### mags2612

I would really like to find out more.
margaret2612@btinternet.com

18. ### jackiejoe

Just seen your post very very very interested
Jackie

20. ### j.conroy

I would like to hear about your results and the product itself. Thanks