Available Multiplication Tables


In conversations with educators from different countries, some mention that times tables are available at all times in their math classrooms, while others say schools expect students to know them by heart. This page is for collecting stories and artifacts from countries that make times tables habitually available.

Wisconsin, USA, 80s


Sharon reports a grid on the wall of her 5th grade classroom. Probably looking like this:

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Soviet Union, 80s


The standard math notebooks required for use in all math classes almost always had times tables on the back:
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