In Math, we are learning about Number Sense and Mental Math strategies.
Students are solving problems involving the addition and subtraction of single-digit whole numbers, using lots of different mental strategies (e.g., one more than, one less than, counting on, counting back, doubles).
Dot Plates are great for practicing subitizing (recognizing numbers quickly) and then counting on.
Other subitizing videos.
Check out some great 'doubles' videos on YouTube to help students memorize their doubles facts:
Doubles, Doubles, I Can Add Doubles (1 - 5 version)
Doubles, Doubles, I Can Add Doubles (6 - 10 version)
Add 'Em Up! - one more than
Harry Kindergarten Music is great for Curriculum based songs!
I Can Write My Numbers - great if your child has reversals
Number Words Rap
I Can Count to 100
Numbers in the Teens
Adding and Subtracting
Skip Count - and then Count On! (grade 2s)
In our Room 108 Classroom Community, we foster an engaging, respectful and caring environment. I aim to balance a consistent program with flexible responsiveness to students' individual needs.