Want to learn more about the Counting On Strategy for addition? Look no further, I'm going to break it down for you right here and right now. What Is the Counting On Strategy? Counting On is a strategy kids use to, you guessed it...add numbers. Kids start using this strategy when they are able to ...

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## 5 Simple Ways to Develop a Mathematical Growth Mindset

Growth Mindset is a hot topic, but what is it exactly and how does it relate to math? What is Growth Mindset? Growth mindset is the belief that you can develop abilities through effort and hard work. In relation to education there are certain key characteristics of a growth ...

## Standards for Mathematics Practice Posters

When the Common Core Math standards were created so were the Standards of Mathematics Practice. Many of us are aware that the Standards of Math Practice (otherwise known as the SMP's) were developed as a set of behaviors and habits of mind to support great math thinking in our students. ...

## Math Vocabulary Link Up

Today I have the pleasure of linking up with Sarah and Courtney of Adventures in Guided Math for the Wednesday Linky. This week we are sharing ideas on how math vocabulary is taught or reinforced in our schools. Research states that teaching essential vocabulary terms is critical to ...

## Great Math Questions

Within the last couple of weeks, I have been participating in a book study hosted by Donna of Math Coach's Corner. We have been reading and discussing Teaching Numeracy 9 Critical Habits to Ignite Mathematical Thinking by Margie Pearse & K. M. Walton. The book is a really great one in that it ...

## Making Ten Poster Kit

Are your kindergarten and 1st graders beginning to connect number sentences with ten frames? Get this Making Ten Poster Kit. Making Ten is an important mental math strategy. It prepares students for upper elementary grades because they are able to build tens quickly and add on from that ...