## Using Friendly Numbers: An Addition Strategy

WHAT IS A FRIENDLY NUMBER? In this case, we refer to friendly numbers as a number that is easy…

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WHAT IS A FRIENDLY NUMBER? In this case, we refer to friendly numbers as a number that is easy…

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Compensation is a mental math strategy for multi-digit addition that involves adjusting one of the addends to make the equation…

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Breaking up the second number is a mental math strategy for addition. Some students may find this method more efficient…

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Left-to-right addition (also known as front-end addition or the partial sums method) is one of the most powerful mental math…

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

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

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

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

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

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**NEW AND EXCITING!** Join our Early Finisher Board Accountability Challenge and get your board set up with the help of…

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Fractions can be a difficult concept to teach. Often we get very focused on fractions as a part of a…

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