Mastering the basic facts for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division is an essential goal for all students. Most educators also agree that success at higher levels of maths hinges on this fundamental skill. But what’s the best way to get there? Are flash cards, drills and timed tests the answer? If so, then why do students go into the upper primary years (and beyond) still counting on their fingers or experiencing maths anxiety? What does research say about teaching basic maths facts so they will stick?
In Math Fact Fluency, experts Jennifer Bay-Williams and Gina Kling provide the answers to these questions – and so much more. This book offers everything a teacher needs to teach, assess and communicate with parents about basic maths fact instruction, including:
Math Fact Fluency is an indispensable guide for any educator who needs to teach basic facts. This approach to facts instruction, grounded in years of research, will transform students’ learning of basic facts and help them become more confident, adept and successful at maths.