*This video is part of my free video course for parents, Math That Makes Sense: Elementary Arithmetic. You can find the full list of videos (with outlines and links) here. *

Welcome to Lecture 5! You’ll learn all about how to teach your kids to solve word problems and solve multiplication and division problems mentally.

- Related: How to Avoid These 3 Common Mental Math Myths
- Related: 5 Easy Ways to Avoid Word Problem Panic

If you’re looking for information on a specific topic, I’ve listed the time stamps for each part of the lecture so you can go right to it.

Happy Math!

Kate

##### Lecture 5: Mental Math and Word Problems

- Mental Math, Part 2
- What are the most useful mental math techniques for multiplication and division? [0:55]

- Word Problems
- What are word problems’ role in a quality math program? [35:58]
- How do you teach children to solve word problems? [54:16]