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# Basic Operations

## Plus 7, 8, and 9: An Addition Strategy

Depending on the grade level that you teach, you will handle adding plus 7, 8, and 9 a bit different…

## Extending The Doubles and Near Doubles Facts: An Addition Strategy

The doubles facts are generally an introductory set of facts that we want our students to memorize. We can relate…

## Counting On: An Addition Strategy

Counting On is a beginning mental math strategy for addition. It is generally taught as an introductory mental math…

## Four Ways to Represent Multiplication

When it comes to teaching multiplication, it can be tricky to know how to approach it in your classroom. Often…

## Free Set of Multiplication Task Cards

I’ve heard over and over again that the average curriculum just does not include the types of resources that you…

## Teaching Basic Multiplication | A Round Up of Ideas, Tips, and Resources

Teaching basic multiplication is a daunting task. But it doesn’t have to be! I would love to help you ensure…

## Free Guide: A Suggested Order of Teaching for the Basic Multiplication Facts

Multiplication facts can be difficult to learn, and difficult to teach. Luckily, there are strategies that we can use to…

## 8 Ways To Use Multiplication Flashcards In Your Classroom (with free printables)

Looking for a way to take that old set of multiplication facts flash cards and make them new…

## Five Reasons That Your Students Aren’t Mastering The Multiplication Facts (and what you can do about it)

Almost every day I hear from teachers whose students are struggling with memorizing the basic multiplication facts. These teachers KNOW…

## The Grid Method for Long Division

Long division is often considered one of the most challenging topics to teach. Luckily, there are strategies that we can…

## Partial Quotients: an alternative for traditional long division

Long division is often considered one of the most challenging topics to teach. Luckily, there are strategies that we can…