Math Fact Practice

Posted on March 18, 2014. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , |


Here is a great “twist” on speed and accuracy for math facts!  You make this contraption and then say as many facts as you can before it twirls to the floor.

Go to linked page above…look at the ideas and be sure to click on “Helitimer” the 5th link.  It’s a PDF that you can download!

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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More Math Fact Ideas

Posted on December 17, 2013. Filed under: Common Core, Math Centers, Math Workstations | Tags: |


Here is a great packet with some great games for teaching math facts!

 

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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Here is another great site for math fact fluency!

Posted on December 5, 2013. Filed under: Assessment, Common Core, Common Math Errors, Differentiated Instruction, Math Centers, Math Workstations | Tags: , , , , , , , |


It is free!  It is printable!  It is also informative!  Check it out!

Paper and Pencil Assessments…

Online Assessments….

Remember that automaticity is only one element of fact fluency! Don’t forget about flexibility and efficiency.

Happy Mathing!

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Here is a great site for online math fluency practice!

Posted on December 4, 2013. Filed under: Common Core, Math Centers, Math Workstations | Tags: , , , , , , |


It is free!  It is informative!  It allows students to track their fluency levels!

Check it out!

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

 

PS: Remember that automaticity is only one of the 3 components of fact fluency!  Don’t forget flexibility and efficiency!

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Math Fact Cards

Posted on October 28, 2013. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , |


Hello my friends,

Here is a great resource for math fact flash cards. I love that they are sorted by fact type. Be sure to set up a math fluency workstation that is leveled.  Meaning that, some students would be practicing make ten facts while others would be practicing doubles.  Super important that students practice in their zone of proximal development.

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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Be a Math Ninja: Practice the facts in centers and guided math groups

Posted on February 6, 2012. Filed under: Common Core, During the Guided Math Lesson, Guided math, Math Centers, Math Progressions, Mathematical Proficiency | Tags: , , , , , |


Here is a great way to get your students excited about learning math facts.  We should  emphasize  composing and decomposing numbers, flexibility and confidence.  Here is a school that is doing just that!

Resource For Fact Club

I would have the students  working with each other to get efficient and fast.  They are only really competing against themselves but practicing individually, in partners and in groups.  I would also have them do some practice at their level with me in guided math groups.   Remember that the CCSS has 3 levels of efficiency (see the math progressions operations and algebraic thinking p.6)

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

 

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