Alan Walker

Fabulous New Blogging Team

Posted by Alan Walker on June 17, 2013 is excited to bring three new bloggers on board... the Charlie's Angels of Blogging!

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160 NEW Games

Posted by Alan Walker on December 3, 2012

I'm excited to share the news about a new deal that will bring tons more games to this site!

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Multiplication Games for the iPad and iPhone

Posted by Alan Walker on October 3, 2012

How we're working to update the games on our site for use with iPads and iPhones.

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About Alan

Alan Walker has been an educator for over 30 years. He is currently the Technology and Data Systems Director for a school district in Washington State.

The book, Memorize in Minutes: The Times Tables, was based on a method Alan developed in his classroom over 10 years ago. Using pictures and stories, he was able to teach ALL of his students the times tables in a few weeks spending just 10 to 15 minutes a day. He shared his method with other teachers, and these teachers provided constructive feedback in return. The final book was a result of hundreds of hours of research and development.  His newest book, Multiplication in a Flash, uses "quick tricks" (mnemonic devices) to teach the twos, fives, and nines, and uses pictures, stories, and activities to teach the remaining facts.

Alan's honors include Washington State Teacher of the Year Nominee, Washington State Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Education, and Washington State Technology Leader of the Year.