The resources in this collection help students develop fluency with number facts. These resources strive to deepen mathematical thinking, develop problem solving, and encourage reasoning and strategic thinking. They take advantage of patterns and number sense. By employing a variety of strategies and representations, they help students make connections, thereby improving retention and transferability. Additional resources for educators can be found in a companion Professional Development collection, "Developing Fact Fluency."
This collection supports teachers as they help children develop fluency with number facts in all four operations. The resources take advantage of patterns and number sense, properties, parity, and other connections, to improve retention and transferability. They encourage reasoning and strategic thinking. Several articles and videos suggest specific activities and games that can be incorporated into classroom routines. A unit of lesson plans helps with addition facts and a series of blog entries includes ideas for teaching multiplication facts.