### Target Number: A Card Game to Practice Math Facts

Target Number is a two player card game to reinforce basic operations. Please scroll down for the video version of the game instructions. Object: to

### Effective Strategies for Teaching Addition Facts

If you find your head spinning when you think about all of the addition strategies that you should be teaching, you are certainly not alone.

### 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 to work with. For example,

### Compensation: An Addition Strategy

Compensation is a mental math strategy for multi-digit addition that involves adjusting one of the addends to make the equation easier to solve. Some students

### 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 in your classroom. There are

### 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 the doubles to so many

### Counting On: An Addition Strategy

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