# Daily Math Fluency

Build math fluency through

Math Talks & Number Strings

## Daily Math Fluency fills the fluency gap in today’s math curriculum

Daily Math Fluency is a year-long supplemental program that provides everything educators need to teach and reinforce multiple strategies that build number sense in 10 minutes a day. The powerful combination of 60 Math Talks and 120 Number Strings improves a student’s ability to think about numbers flexibly, efficiently, and accurately—building a strong foundation of mathematical reasoning for future math success.

• Teaches specific strategies with targeted sets of related problems.
• Manipulatives and visual models enable teacher demonstration.
• Easy to use for quick classroom implementation.

## How it Works #### Model Strategies

Help students construct mental strategies and to systematically nudge them toward efficiency. #### Demonstrate Problem-Solving

Teachers model how to solve problem, which then becomes a tool for student thinking. #### Apply and Discuss

Generate discussions about efficient, clever, and elegant strategies for the given problem and numbers. #### Extend your Daily Math Fluency lessons

Hands-on student games and activities from the Daily Math Fluency Centers Kits reinforce and support new skills and strategies.

## Components & Configurations #### Teacher Guides

Features tips for implementing Daily Math Fluency and lists strategies, big ideas, and models used. #### Number Strings

120 Number Strings teach appropriate strategies through repeated practice. #### Math Talks

60 Math Talks promote active participation to access student thinking. #### Demonstration Manipulatives

Hands-on manipulatives help develop efficiency and accuracy.

## Daily Math Fluency Kits Include Shop Now

Strategies Taught

• Subitizing
• Counting On and Counting Back
• Use Five/Use Ten
• Use Doubles
• Get to Ten

Manipulatives Included

• Demonstration Rekenrek
• Number Path Pocket Chart
• Picture/Dot Subitizing Cards
• Five/Ten/Double Ten-Frame Cards Shop Now

Strategies Taught

• Counting
• Count and Compare
• Part-Whole Relationships
• Doubles
• Use 5 and 10 Structure
• Get to 10
• Compose Teen Numbers

Manipulatives Included

• Classifying Counters
• Two-Color Counters
• 0-100 Number Cards
• Number Cubes
• Ten-Frames
• Dice
• 5-Group Demonstration Cards
• Mini Rekenreks
• Number Paths
• Dominoes Shop Now

Strategies Taught

• Subitizing
• Counting On and Counting Back
• Use Five/Use Ten
• Use Doubles
• Get to Ten
• Use Known Facts

Manipulatives Included

• Demonstration Rekenrek
• Number Path Pocket Chart
• Picture/Dot Subitizing Cards
• Five/Ten/Double Ten-Frame Cards
• Demonstration Open Number Line Poster Shop Now

Strategies Taught

• Part-Part-Whole Relationship
• Decompose Numbers
• Counting On
• Basic Addition - Doubles, Near Doubles, Use 5, Make 10, 10 and Adjust
• Basic Subtraction - Take from 10, Get to 10, Remove 10
• Equivalence

Manipulatives Included

• Classifying Counters
• Two-Color Counters
• 0-100 Number Cards
• Number Cubes
• Dice
• 5-Group Demonstration Cards
• Mini Rekenreks
• Number Paths
• Color Tiles
• Dominoes Shop Now

Strategies Taught

• Subitizing
• Counting On and Counting Back
• Use Five/Use Ten
• Use Doubles
• Get to Ten
• Use Known Facts
• Splitting
• Use a Friendly Number
• Get to a Friendly Number
• Give and Take
• Find the Distance
• Keep the Same Distance

Manipulatives Included

• Demonstration Rekenrek
• Five/Ten/Double Ten-Frame Cards
• Magnetic Demonstration 120-Bead Rekenrek Line
• Demonstration Open Number Line Poster Shop Now

Strategies Taught

• Basic Addition - Doubles, Near Doubles, Make 10, Mixed Strategies
• Basic Subtraction - Take from 10, Facts from 20, Subtract 10, Doubles, Near Doubles, Use 10 and Adjust
• 2-Digit Addition - Use a Friendly Number, Get to a Friendly Number
• 2-Digit Subtraction

Manipulatives Included

• Number Cubes
• Transparent Counters
• Two-Color Counters
• Classifying Counters
• Open Number Lines
• Polyhedral Dice
• Ten-Frames
• 0-100 Number Cards
• Base Ten Units
• Base Ten Rods
• Base Ten Flats Shop Now

Strategies Taught

• Splitting
• Use a Friendly Number
• Get to a Friendly Number
• Give and Take
• Find the Distance
• Keep the Same Distance
• Double
• Use Partial Products
• Use Five Times
• Use Ten Times
• Double and Halve
• Factor and Group Flexibility
• Multiply Up
• Partial Quotients
• Use Relationships

Manipulatives Included

• Flexitable Grid Arrays
• Picture/Dot Multiplication Cards
• Magnetic Demonstration 120-Bead Rekenrek Line
• Demonstration Open Number Line Poster
• Ratio Table Poster Shop Now

Strategies Taught

• 2-Digit Addition - Use a Friendly Number, Get to a Friendly Number
• 2-Digit Subtraction
• Basic Multiplication - Doubles ×2, Doubles Plus Another Group ×3, Double Double ×4, Double Double Double ×8, ×5, ×6, ×7, ×9, ×10
• Multiplication 2-Digit by 1-Digit
• Basic Division Facts

Manipulatives Included

• Classifying Counters
• Two-Color Counters
• Transparent Counters
• Number Cubes
• Hundred Boards
• Color Tiles
• Snap Cubes
• Decahedral Dice
• Base Ten Units
• Base Ten Rods
• Base Ten Flats
• Cuisenaire Rods Shop Now

Strategies Taught

• Basic Multiplication - Doubles x2, Doubles Plus Another Group x3, Double Double x4, Double Double Double x8, x5, x6, x7, x9, x10
• Multiplication 2-Digit by 2-Digit
• Basic Division Facts
• Division with Remainders

Manipulatives Included

• Picture/Dot Multiplication Cards
• Flexitable Grid Arrays
• Demonstration Open Number Line Poster
• Ratio Table Poster Shop Now

Strategies Taught

• Basic Multiplication - Doubles ×2, Doubles Plus Another Group ×3, Double Double ×4, Double Double Double ×8, ×5, ×6, ×7, ×9, ×10
• Multiplication 2-Digit by 2-Digit
• Basic Division Facts
• Division with Remainders

Manipulatives Included

• Hundred Boards
• Two-Color Counters
• Color Tiles
• Snap Cubes
• Number Cubes
• Classifying Counters
• Transparent Counters
• Cuisenaire Rods
• Decahedral Dice
• Base Ten Units
• Base Ten Rods
• Base Ten Flats Shop Now

Strategies Taught

• Splitting
• Use a Friendly Number
• Get to a Friendly Number
• Give and Take
• Find the Distance
• Keep the Same Distance
• Double
• Use Partial Products
• Use Five Times
• Use Ten Times
• Double and Halve
• Factor and Group Flexibility
• Multiply Up
• Partial Quotients
• Use Relationships

Manipulatives Included

• Magnetic Demonstration Fraction Circles
• Magnetic Demonstration Two Color Counters
• Magnetic Demonstration Cuisenaire Rods
• Demonstration Open Number Line Poster
• Ratio Table Poster Shop Now

Strategies Taught

• 2-and 3-Digit Multiplication
• Division with a 2-Digit Divisor
• Division with Remainders
• Decimal Multiplication
• Decimal Division
• Fraction Multiplication
• Fraction Division

Manipulatives Included

• Two-Color Counters
• Color Tiles
• Number Cubes, 4 colors
• Transparent Counters
• Fraction Circles
• Cuisenaire Rods
• Transparent Counters
• Decahedral Dice
• Fraction/Decimal Dominoes
• Base Ten Units
• Base Ten Rods
• Base Ten Flats

## See how these students talk about math

Daily Math Fluency can help change the way students think about math and create a generation of independent thinkers who are ready to creatively and efficiently solve math problems.

## Resources

Building math fluency should be a daily, year-long activity. This helps develop efficiency, flexibility, and accuracy in your students’ grasp of basic math facts. The good news is this can be done in less than 10 minutes a day!

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