Memorizing multiplication tables helps kids do quicker and more complex mental math. Multiplication task cards aid in understanding this critical concept.
Practice place value with students. Place value is the order in which we put digits together. Kids start by learning ones, tens, hundreds and onwards.
Skip counting practice is an essential math skill that helps kids develop calculation fluency. It’s a cornerstone for learning multiplication and division.
Task cards can add variety to class and home activities as an alternative to worksheets. Math task cards might focus on time, area, fractions, or addition.
When students are learning to skip count, some numbers are easier than others. Lots of practice getting past skip counting barriers is the key to success.
Most of us skip count without a thought. Giving kids lots of practice (and different kinds of practice) can help them master this important skill too.
Math games are a non-threatening and motivational way to provide additional practice to help consolidate math skills. I love these low tech versions!
Here’s some great ideas for you to teach an understanding of the physical and natural world and encourage an interest in numbers, shapes and patterns.
Even when kids “get” skip counting there are often points where they get stuck. Here are 3 common skip counting barriers and how students can get past them.