A strategy to teach elementary students for increased math fact fluency.
Problem: My students spent so much time counting on to add. It’s not efficient!
Solution: While there are a variety of strategies for adding, one of my most recent discoveries is what I call the “in betweens” strategy. Here’s how it works:
When you see two addends that only have one number in between them….
You take the in between number and double it.
Here is why it works: