Multiply 2 digit numbers using 3 strategies. Once introducing the strategies, students can choose a method that works for their learning style.
The following photos come from a PowerPoint I made to help introduce the methods.
Multiply 2 Digit Numbers: Traditional Algorithm
Most adults are familiar with the traditional method for multiplying multi-digit numbers. This method is more of a short cut. I typically teach it once kids are comfortable with using partial products.
Multiply 2 Digit Numbers: Partial Products
Multiply 2 Digit Numbers: Box Method
Which do I use?