Math Coach's Corner: Using Dot Cards to Build Number Sense. There's no doubt about it...subitizing is all the rage! So, now that you've made your dot cards, how exactly do you use them? First off, you want to develop routines for using your dot cards. You don't want to flash a card and just have students shout out the number. Read more and download free resources.
Please enjoy these FREE 10 frames. I like to print them on a colour printer and then laminate them so they last longer. I have the students identify how many dots they see, as well as how many more dots I need to complete 1 ten frame. I’ve also used them as computational aids (10—7 = ___) The squares are large enough that students that are struggling can place counters on the empty spaces. Enjoy!