Alan Walker

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.

The Inspiration Behind the Math Game "Flying High"

Posted by Alan Walker on September 10, 2012

The true story behind Flying High, one of my favorite games on the site!

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Multiplication Motivation MomentsThe Game Zone

Games on the iPad

Posted by Alan Walker on August 21, 2012

We are working like mad to convert our games to work on the iPad.

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Nuts and Bolts (The Basics)Teachers TalkHome School TipsFrequently Asked Questions

Home School Math Resources

Posted by Alan Walker on August 21, 2012

We have found some AMAZING Home School sites.

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Home School Tips

I Hate Math

Posted by Alan Walker on August 21, 2012

Have you ever heard a child say, "I hate math." I've heard it WAY to many times!

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Reluctant Learners

5-Hive Surprise

Posted by Alan Walker on August 21, 2012

Brenda was BUZZING with ideas for teaching the fives.

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Multiplication Motivation Moments