# Math Fluency

Build math fluency through

Math Talks & Number Strings

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

Math Fluency Kits are a supplemental program that provides everything educators need to teach and reinforce multiple strategies that build number sense. The powerful combination of Math Talks and Number Strings improve a student’s ability to think about numbers flexibly, efficiently, and accurately—building a strong foundation of mathematical reasoning for future math success.

## How it Works #### Model Strategies

Use Number Strings to help students construct mental strategies and to systematically nudge them toward efficiency. #### Demonstrate Problem-Solving

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

Through Math Talks 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

Daily Routine ### Math Fluency Kit

Grade-level kits include 60 Math Talks and 120 Number strings that provide powerful practice in just 10 minutes a day.

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Centers ### Math Fluency Centers Kit

Reinforce new skills and strategies with grade-level kits that include 40 activities and manipulatives for up to 6 students.

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Intervention ### Math Fluency Intervention

Targeted instructional kits to use with students who are struggling with core number concepts.

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## Math Fluency Kits Include

### Math Fluency Centers Kits 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 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 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 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 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 Shop Now

Strategies Taught

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

Manipulatives Included

• Two-Color Counters
• Color Tiles
• Number Cubes, 4 colors
• Transparent Counters
• Fraction Circles
• Cuisenaire Rods
• Transparent Counters
• Decahedral Dice

### Math Fluency Intervention Kits Shop Now

Strategies Taught

• Counting On
• Use the Five/Ten Structure
• Use Doubles
• Get to Ten
• Use Know Facts
• Counting Back

Manipulatives Included

• Rekenrek
• Picture and Dot Cards
• Ten Frame Cards Shop Now

Strategies Taught

• Splitting
• Get to a Friendly Number
• Give and Take
• Move to a Friendly Number
• Remove to a Friendly Number
• Find the Distance
• Keep the Same Distance

Manipulatives Included

• Number Line Poster

#### Basic Multiplication/Division Facts Shop Now

Strategies Taught

• Double
• Use Partial Products
• Use Ten Times
• Use Five Times
• Double and Halve
• Partial Quotients
• Multiply Up
• Use Relationships

Manipulatives Included

• Picture and dot cards
• Flexitable grid arrays
• Number line poster
• Ratio table poster

#### Multi-Digit Multiplication/Division Shop Now

Strategies Taught

• Use Partial Products
• Double and Halve
• Factoring and Grouping Flexibly
• Partial Quotients
• Multiply Up
• Use Relationships

Manipulatives Included

• Flexitable grid arrays
• Ratio table poster

#### Fraction/Decimal Operations Shop Now

Strategies Taught

• Splitting
• Get to a Friendly Number
• Give and Take
• Remove a Friendly Number
• Remove to a Friendly Number
• Find the Distance
• Keep the Same Distance
• Use Partial Products
• Double and Halve
• Factoring and Grouping Flexibly
• Partial Quotients
• Multiply Up
• Use Relationships

Manipulatives Included

• Cuisenaire Rods
• Rainbow fraction circles
• Two-color counters
• Number line poster
• Ratio table poster

## 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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#### Daily Math Fluency in the Classroom

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