### Free Real Life Math Project

Would you like to get started with real-life math projects in your face-to-face or virtual classroom? I’d love to get you started with a free

### The Near Doubles Addition Strategy

WHAT IS A NEAR DOUBLE? A near double is a math fact that is close to a doubles fact. For example, 6+7 is considered a

### 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 the addition strategies that you should be teaching, you are certainly not alone. Although

### 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 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