From Noria Jones: About a year ago a grade 5 teacher at my son's school taught the children how to multiply the 9 times table on their fingers quickly.

It was part of a kind of finger math kind of thing... Answered by Patrick Maidorn.

From Ian Sutherland: My 7-year-old son, in Grade 2, constantly uses his fingers to count. I know for now this is a useful crutch but at what point should he stop? Answered by Diane Hanson.

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