Times Tales DVD

Times Tales DVD

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Item #: 006408
ISBN: 9780986300004
Grades: 2-5

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Times Tales DVD is a creative, innovative mnemonic-based program that makes it fun and easy to memorize the upper multiplication facts. Times Tales uses cute,simple stories to provide students with a "memory peg", allowing them to quickly recall otherwise abstract facts.
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Multiplication tables can be so difficult to learn. If a child can memorize or use a manipulative to learn their tables, there are plenty of products to help you out, but what about those children who are more visual/auditory? Times Tales DVD makes learning upper tables fun - and in a short amount of time.

Learning is done in two parts. Children are to listen and watch the stories in the first part of the DVD in order to master the facts being presented. After completing the steps in the first part of the DVD, they can then proceed to the second part. The second part of the DVD presents more stories that build on the stories in part 1. Children will learn 3x6, 3x7, 3x8, 3x9, 4x6, 4x7, 4x8, 4x9, 6x6, 6x7, 6x8, 6x9, 7x7, 7x8, 7x9, 8x8, 8x9, 9x9 with the creative mnemonics presented in the illustrations and stories in the DVD. When children recall the story, they will recall the fact. The characters in the stories are represented by number people - 3 is a butterfly, 4 is a chair, 6 is the children of the first grade class, 7 is Mrs. Week, 8 is Mrs. Snowman, and 9 is a tree house. The story then tells about a fact that is illustrated in the picture. For example, "Mrs. Week (7) went butterfly hunting. She captured 20 butterflies in her net and one landed on her head." The illustration is Mrs. Week (7) holding a butterfly net with 20 butterflies (3) in the net and 1 butterfly (3) on her head. The fact to learn is 3 x 7 = 21.

A CD-ROM is also included with the DVD. It includes written tests, flashcards, crossword puzzles, and a fun game all in pdf format.

If you want your child to have a small flip chart for story review, there is a set that includes a 3"x 5" spiral-bound flip chart. The cardstock flip chart includes a picture for each story from the DVD along with the story. The reverse of the page has just the picture, so children can retell the story. There is also a fact review page at the end of part one and part two.

This is a product with no student boundaries - use it for the very young, for remedial work, or for students with learning disadvantages. It is non-consumable, so great for multiple students. Have some fun and work on those harder-to-remember multiplication facts. ~ Donna




Primary Subject
Mathematics
Grade Start
2
Grade End
5
ISBN
9780986300004
Author
Jennie von Eggers
Format
Other
Brand Name
Trigger Memory Systems
Weight
0.2 (lbs.)
Dimensions
7.5" x 5.5" x 0.5"
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I heard this was a great way to help kids memorize the upper times tables, and it's something that my son is struggling with. I'm really hoping this will help him.
Alicia J on May 27, 2019
recommended for homeschool
John L on Oct 25, 2018
I heard this was a great way to help kids memorize the upper times tables, and it's something that my son is struggling with. I'm really hoping this will help him.
Alicia J on May 27, 2019
This is an outstanding way to teach children their math skills
Roland F on Oct 25, 2018
recommended for homeschool
John L on Oct 25, 2018
This was recommended by a friend. She said that it helped her daughters learn their times tables!
Becky K on Sep 9, 2018
recommendation from other homeschooling moms
Emily O on Aug 18, 2018
To help my daughter learn her times factors.
Samantha M on Jul 29, 2018
It was recommended by other homeschool parents.
Lillian C on Jul 16, 2018
Recommendations.
Deborah D on May 19, 2018
recommendation from family member.
Rodrick K on Oct 27, 2017
good reviews for helping kids learn multiplication
William T on Sep 26, 2017
dyslexic learner
Shelby W on Sep 21, 2017
I have seen lots of positive comments about this on facebook, so I thought we would try it to shore up our daughter's multiplication fact recall.
Kirstin E on Apr 26, 2017
Heard it will help with memorization of times tables
Lamar O on Mar 1, 2017
I used the original Times Tales book with my daughter years ago, and it was the first thing that got the multiplication facts to actually stick in her mind. Now I have an 8 year old stepson who is struggling with the same concepts.
Lisa M on Feb 20, 2017
recommended by a friend
Laura T on Jan 11, 2017
I'm hoping this will eliminate some tears- I have read great reviews about it but wouldn't pay the price anywhere else. Rainbow Resource has the best deal by far!
Andrew H on Dec 28, 2016
to help a child who seems to be struggling with memorization
Natalie W on Dec 6, 2016
After hearing wonderful reviews on this DVD, I decided to get it for my 3rd grader. She is in the midst of learning multiplication from our curriculum, and I think this will make the process more fun.
Tekla B on Oct 12, 2016
Good reviews
Maritza M on Sep 29, 2016
education
Beka B on Aug 15, 2016
My son needs help memorizing the times tables.
Karen R on Aug 1, 2016
Extra practice for my elementary age children.
Susan R on Jun 28, 2016
My friend just bought this and now her 3 year old knows his times tables! I am getting this for my visual learner and my special needs child.
Angela Z on Apr 19, 2016
Fun and works.
User on Apr 2, 2016
Perfect for my visual learner
Ann V on Jan 15, 2016
recommended
Rj K on Jan 7, 2016
to help my visual learner with multiplication facts
Catherine K on Dec 28, 2015
My charter have the curriculum materials but not the DVD. My eldest, whose in 4th grade is struggling to learn her upper times tables. We are trying everything to help her so hopefully this will work.
BERNADETTE A on Dec 14, 2015
My daughter loves stories, hoping this will help with our math facts.
Kate D on Dec 9, 2015
It got great reviews in all the places I looked!
Christy G on Nov 23, 2015
This is an outstanding way to teach children their math skills
Roland F on Oct 25, 2018
This was recommended by a friend. She said that it helped her daughters learn their times tables!
Becky K on Sep 9, 2018
4.9 / 5.0
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very helpful and fun!
December 20, 2018
Purchased
11 months ago
It is to bad that schools don't use this. Fantastic learning tool I recommend strongly.
December 12, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Times Tales
This worked wonderful for my kids. It's kind of lame but it doesn't seem to matter for the material sticking. Used the printable flashcards and drilled for one week then went on to the next level and did the same thing. Only compliant is it's not all the times tables only the upper times. Would like them to make ones for all but this was helpful for us.
June 25, 2017
Purchased
over 2 years ago
worked like a charm
for a child that seemed to really be struggling with traditional style of learning the times tables- this worked great. I was a tad skeptical but at the point of ready to try anything...flash cards had not worked, online games had not worked, math-it game had not worked...all these things had worked perfectly with the older children, but not with this one. In a short time we FINALLY had it! It worked great.
February 10, 2017
Purchased
over 2 years ago
It actually works!
My 9 year old daughter went from tears to bragging! The first day she watched the video she was so proud that she walked around asking us to quiz her! This video save us both a lot of frustration.
January 30, 2017
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Only goes up to 9x9
I would have given this product more stars, since it's wonderful, but I was hoping to at least help my daughter through the 12s. This only goes up to 9x9, which was disappointing. I wish they'd make a supplementary product up to 15x15! I'd buy it next week. After watching the video one time, my daughter was confident to answer all the facts from that video. Great job Times Tales!
October 21, 2016
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Wonderful
I can't say enough good things about Times Tales DVD. My two 5th grade boys have been struggling with their times tables for a couple of years and with this program, they watched the dvds for two weeks and now they have them down! It is so important to have these facts down to go further in math. I was afraid they might think the DVD was too babyish, but they enjoyed and even laughed with them. GREAT PRODUCT!!!
December 24, 2015
Purchased
over 3 years ago
It Works!
This was the answer we needed years ago. My 10 yr old son didn't "love" the DVD, but he does love watching TV. He watched the DVD daily for a week. Then the following week he knew his times tables and for us it was nothing short of a miracle. After completing his very first test, he came running and shouting, "I got them all right! I got a 100%!" It was the first time in years he had JOY when doing Math.
Next we move on to Dianne Craft's Right Brained Learning DVDs.
October 24, 2015
Purchased
over 4 years ago
I wish this had been around when I was a kid I had such a hard time memorizing these facts when I was young and to be honest I never succeeded Now I am a mother of 5 with the two oldest in the same position I was years ago I found this product and it was a huge success! I was doubtful when reading the description I thought that my oldest who is 11 would think it was too silly or "babyish" but to my surprise she did not! These stories stick in your head without much effort It is much easier to remember than just numbers Each number is a character and to learn the times tables all you have to do is memorize the story And the added perk is that not only does it help you to memorize your times facts but it also teaches you your division facts For division as long as you have your stories memorized all you have to do is name the missing character(number) and you have the answer! I would highly recommend this product Not only does it make memorizing your times tables easy but it also makes it fun
November 11, 2013

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