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Basic Math Facts

Basic Math Facts

An individual's ability to recall basic math concepts is essential for him/her to grasp higher-oder concepts.  Students who can recall facts effortlessly devote more of their mental energy to learning advanced skills and perform better in math.  This lesson plan provides several strategies to ensure mastery.


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Daniel Winther
Daniel Winther (Teacher (K-12))
11 years ago

I know that basic computation is a problem at our school, too. I'm glad to see this lesson plan focuses on building on skills that should have been mastered, but have not. Students will enjoy this additional practice with the work, so that they can continue on in their learning in math. I like that you have the quick A+ quizzes, to gather data on their growth.

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Use of computers, smartboard and web resources. Good use of technology.

Time spent reviewing site: 20 minutes
James Rolle
James Rolle (Teacher (K-12))
11 years ago

This is clear, straightforward lesson. I particularly like the links to all the various sites, etc. I did not unders tan the firs objective: -12 to +12, but this may be something that math teacher will understand.

I wonder if 2-5 minutes each night is sufficient to achieve the desired goals.

I think you could do more with the stringer students helping the weaker students. Students tend to learn more when taught by other students, and those who are teaching tend to solidify their knowledge, so the desirtd results may come about faster.

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Time spent reviewing site: 25 minutes