Math Fluency

Build math fluency through

Math Talks & Number Strings

Our Math Fluency solution fills the fluency gap in today's math curriculum.

Math Fluency is a supplemental, daily math program that provides everything educators need to teach and reinforce multiple strategies that build number sense. The powerful combination of math fluency activities like 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

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Model Strategies

Use Number Strings to help students construct mental strategies and to systematically nudge them toward efficiency.

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Demonstrate Problem–Solving

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

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Apply and Discuss

Use Math Talks to generate discussions about efficient, clever, and elegant strategies for the given problem and numbers.

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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.

 

Math Fluency Components & Configurations

Daily Routine

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Daily Math Fluency Kits

 Grade-level kits include 60 Math Talks and 120 Number Strings that provide powerful practice in just 10 minutes a day. Available for grades K-8. See more details

Centers

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Math Fluency Centers Kits

Reinforce new skills and strategies with grade-level kits that include 40 math fluency  activities and manipulatives for up to 6 students. Available for grades K-5.

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Interventions

Math Fluency Intervention

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

 

Research & Resources

A Research Study:

Daily Math Fluency Positively Impacts Students and Teachers

Webinars:

• Unlock Numeracy with Daily Math Fluency

• Creating a Mathematical Mindset 

"I believe Daily Math Fluency is an engaging routine that all math teachers should be implementing.  One of these programs should be followed every day in a math classroom!"

- AMSTI Teacher

Real-world examples:

See how these students each use a different strategy to solve the same problem.

 

Additional Resources:

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

How to Build Math Fluency

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Benefits of Building Math Fluency

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Daily Math Fluency in the Classroom

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Meet the Developer

Brittany Goerig

Brittany Goerig is the lead author and co-creator of Daily Math Fluency. Brittany spent 17 years in the classroom as an elementary math teacher and has created and conducted professional development for teachers for the past 15 years. She is passionate about helping children and teachers construct their own mathematical knowledge based on understanding the relationships in mathematics.

 

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Math Fluency Kits Include

Math Fluency Kits: Grades K-8


Daily Math Fluency Kit

Kindergarten

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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


Daily Math Fluency Kit

First Grade

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STRATEGIES TAUGHT

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


Daily Math Fluency Kit

Second Grade

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STRATEGIES TAUGHT

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

MANIPULATIVES INCLUDED

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


Daily Math Fluency Kit

Third Grade

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STRATEGIES TAUGHT

• Splitting
• Use a Friendly Number
• Get to a Friendly Number
• Give and Take
• Over and Adjust
• Find the Distance
• Keep the Same Distance
• Double

MANIPULATIVES INCLUDED

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


Daily Math Fluency Kit

Fourth Grade

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STRATEGIES TAUGHT

• 3-Digit Addition and Subtraction
• 4-Digit Addition and Subtraction
• Decimal Addition and Subtraction
• 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


Daily Math Fluency Kit

Fifth Grade

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STRATEGIES TAUGHT

• Splitting
• Use a Friendly Number
• Get to a Friendly Number
• Give and Take
• Over and Adjust
• Find the Distance
• Keep the Same Distance
• Double

MANIPULATIVES INCLUDED

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


Daily Math Fluency Kit

Sixth Grade

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STRATEGIES TAUGHT

• Equivalency
• Locate Numbers
• Compare Numbers
• Use a Friendly Number
• Get to a Friendly Number
• Give and Take
• Find the Distance
• Keep the Same Distance
• Integer Addition
• Integer Subtraction
• Scale Up
• Partial Products
• Over and Under
• Use the Commutative Property
• Factoring and Grouping Flexibly
• Use Quotative Division
• Use Common Denominators
• Partial Quotients
• Use Proportional Reasoning
• Integer Multiplication
• Integer Division
• Scale in Tandem
• Scale Up to Scale Down
• Within and Between Ratios
• Use a Friendly Percent
• Use Properties
• Cover-Up
• Solution-Preserving-Moves

MANIPULATIVES INCLUDED

• Magnetic Two-Color Counters
• Magnetic Cuisenaire® Rods
• Magnetic Rainbow Fraction® Circles with Rings
• Demonstration Percent Bar
• Number Line Poster
• Ratio Poster
• Picture Cards


Daily Math Fluency Kit

Seventh Grade

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STRATEGIES TAUGHT

• Use a Friendly Number
• Over and Adjust
• Get to a Friendly Number
• Give and Take
• Removal vs. Distance
• Find the Distance
• Keep the Same Distance
• Use Partial Products
• Over and Under
• Use Commutative Property
• Double and Halve
• Factor and Group Flexibility
• Multiply Up
• Use Quotative Division
• Use Common Denominators
• Partial Quotients
• Use Proportional Reasoning
• Scale in Tandem
• Scale Up to Scale Down
• Within and Between Ratios
• Use a Friendly Percent
• Use Unit Rate
• Cover-Up
• Solution-Preserving-Moves

MANIPULATIVES INCLUDED

• Magnetic Two-Color Counters
• Magnetic Cuisenaire® Rods
• Magnetic Rainbow Fraction® Circles with Rings
• Demonstration Percent Bar
• Number Line Poster
• Ratio Poster
• Picture Cards


Daily Math Fluency Kit

Eighth Grade

STRATEGIES TAUGHT

• Use a Friendly Number
• Over and Adjust
• Get to a Friendly Number
• Give and Take
• Removal vs. Distance
• Find the Distance
• Keep the Same Distance
• Partial Products
• Over and Under
• Use Commutative Property
• Double and Halve
• Factor and Group Flexibility
• Multiply Up
• Use Quotative Division
• Partial Quotients
• Use Proportional Reasoning
• Scale in Tandem
• Scale Up to Scale Down
• Scale Down to Scale Up
• Within and Between Ratios
• Use a Friendly Percent
• Cover-Up
• Solution-Preserving-Moves

MANIPULATIVES INCLUDED

• Magnetic Two-Color Counters
• Magnetic Cuisenaire® Rods
• Magnetic Rainbow Fraction® Circles with Rings
• Demonstration Percent Bar
• Number Line Poster
• Ratio Poster
• Picture Cards

 

Daily Math Fluency Centers: Grades K-5


Daily Math Fluency Center Kit

Kindergarten

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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
• UniLink® Cubes
• 5-Group Demonstration Cards


Daily Math Fluency Center Kit

First Grade

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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
• UniLink® Cubes
• 5-Group Demonstration Cards
• Mini Rekenreks


Daily Math Fluency Center Kit

Second Grade

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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
• 3-Digit Addition and Subtraction

MANIPULATIVES INCLUDED

• Number Cubes
• Transparent Counters
• Two-Color Counters
• Classifying Counters
• Open Number Lines
• Polyhedral Dice
• Ten-Frames
• UniLink® Cubes


Daily Math Fluency Center Kit

Third Grade

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STRATEGIES TAUGHT

• 2-Digit Addition - Use a Friendly Number, Get to a Friendly Number
• 2-Digit Subtraction
• 3-Digit Addition and 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


Daily Math Fluency Center Kit

Fourth Grade

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STRATEGIES TAUGHT

• 3-Digit Addition and Subtraction
• 4-Digit Addition and Subtraction
• Decimal Addition and 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 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


Daily Math Fluency Center Kit

Fifth Grade

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STRATEGIES TAUGHT

• 3-Digit Addition and Subtraction
• Decimal Addition and Subtraction
• Fraction Addition and Subtraction
• 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
• Rainbow Fraction® Circles
• Cuisenaire® Rods
• Transparent Counters
• Decahedral Dice

 

Math Fluency Intervention Kits 


Math Fluency Basic 

Addition/Subtraction

Facts

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STRATEGIES TAUGHT

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

MANIPULATIVES INCLUDED

• Rekenrek
• Picture and Dot Cards
• Ten-Frame Cards


Math Fluency

Multi-Digit Addition

/Subtraction Facts

STRATEGIES TAUGHT

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

MANIPULATIVES INCLUDED

• 120-bead Rekenrek
• Number Line Poster


Math Fluency

Basic Multiplication/ Division Facts

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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


Math Fluency

Multi-Digit  Multiplication/ Division Facts

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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 Poste
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