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Figuring Out Fluency - Addition and Subtraction With Whole Numbers

Figuring Out Fluency - Addition and Subtraction With Whole Numbers
A Classroom Companion

August 2021 | 184 pages | Corwin
Because fluency practice is not a worksheet.

Fluency in mathematics is more than adeptly using basic facts or implementing algorithms. It is not about speed or recall. Real fluency is about choosing strategies that are efficient, flexible, lead to accurate solutions, and are appropriate for the given situation. Developing fluency is also a matter of equity and access for all learners. 

The landmark book Figuring Out Fluency in Mathematics Teaching and Learning offered educators the inspiration to develop a deeper understanding of procedural fluency, along with a plethora of pragmatic tools for shifting classrooms toward a fluency approach. Now, teachers have the chance to apply that inspiration through explicit instruction and practice every day with the classroom companion Figuring Out Fluency: Addition and Subtraction with Whole Numbers. With this book, teachers can:

Dive deeper into the Significant Strategies for fluency explained in the anchor book
Learn how these strategies grow from and relate to the basic fact strategies children learn 
Access over 100 strategy-aligned and classroom-ready activities for fluency instruction and practice in adding and subtracting multi-digit whole numbers, including worked examples, routines, games, and centers
Find activities for assessing all components of addition and subtraction fluency plus support for engaging families 
Download all of the needed support tools, game boards, and other resources from the companion website for immediate implementation.

Give each and every student the knowledge and power to become skilled and confident mathematical thinkers and doers. 
Module 1 Count On/Count Back Strategy
Module 2 Make Tens (and Hundreds and Thousands)
Module 3 Partial Sums and Differences Strategy
Module 4 Compensation Strategy
Module 5 Think Addition Strategy
Module 6 Standard Algorithms for Addition and Subtraction

John J. SanGiovanni

John SanGiovanni is a mathematics supervisor in Howard County, Maryland. There he leads mathematics curriculum development, digital learning, assessment, and professional development for 41 elementary schools and more than 1,500 teachers. John is an adjunct professor and coordinator of the Elementary Mathematics Instructional Leader graduate program at McDaniel College. He is an author and national mathematics curriculum and professional learning consultant. John is a frequent speaker at national conferences and institutes. He is active in state and national professional organizations and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the... More About Author

Jennifer M. Bay-Williams

Rosalba Serrano

Rosalba Serrano is an elementary mathematics consultant in New York and is the founder of Zenned Math, where she provides online professional development and coaching for elementary mathematics teachers. Rosalba has used her experience as a classroom teacher and mathematics coach to support teachers in deepening their understanding of mathematics and their use of effective teaching practices. A frequent speaker at both regional and national conferences, Rosalba is also active in mathematics organizations such as the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, where she contributes to multiple committees. She has also worked as a... More About Author

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