In this webinar I discuss how all 8 of the number sense concepts build in a progression. Get all the resources here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/rv07gmv4zct0106/AACelqfENBsd8-bnhuI_I5rza?dl=0 Print Your Certificate
I am a big fan of using a number path instead of a number line for young kiddos....BUT we do need to transition kids into using a number line. In this video I show how to move kids from using discrete objects (like unifix cubes), into number paths, and then eventually into a number line.
The "Benchmark Numbers" play a big role in three types of standards. In this video I give an overview of how the benchmark numbers help children Compare, Add/Subtract/Multiply, and understand Place Value.
This activity is quick and easy to do and it is easily adapted for all grade levels...PLUS, no needed materials. However, if you want to use the PowerPoint slides I used in this video, go HERE to make a copy of the slides. This activity is a great way to help kids start to develop their understanding [...]
Yup, it's me this month!! :) . This month I really wanted to re-iterate the power of helping kids develop an understanding of Benchmark Numbers (or Friendly Numbers). I think it's important to move away from the "Make 10" strategy and call it "Make it Friendly" (or your own version of that)....because "Make 10" only [...]