3 Tips to Build Math Fact Fluency using the Mental Math Strategies

FREE! Mental Math Reference Guide and Tracking Sheets

The mental maths strategy of near doubles is useful to use when adding two numbers that follow each other. http://topnotchteaching.com/lesson-ideas/mental-maths-2/

These math fact fluency addition games were designed using the mental math strategies. Research confirms that students learn the basic math facts quicker if they learn them in the context of the mental math strategies. Mental Math strategies not only help students increase their math fact fluency, but they are understanding number sense and how the numbers are related to each other. \$ #PrimaryFlourish #TeachersPayTeachers #MathFactFluency #AdditionFacts

The mental maths strategy of counting on is useful to use when students are first learning to add two numbers. http://topnotchteaching.com/lesson-ideas/mental-maths/

Third Grade Mental Math...I love how she has sentence strips below her board for "Math Talk" with partners! It gives them a guide to explain their thinking after they have learned the strategy to break apart numbers!

Math Coach's Corner: Anchor Charts for Addition and Subtraction Strategies

Addition and Subtraction Strategy Posters including hands-on and mental math posters for students! \$

Here's a nice anchor chart on mental math strategies for addition.

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