Strategic Math: Addition Facts 10 to 18
The Strategic Math Series focuses on how to teach basic math facts and operations to students of any age. Content is built upon the concrete-representational-abstract method of instruction. In this approach, understanding of mathematics is developed through the use of concrete objects, representational drawings, and an easy-to-learn strategy that turns all students into active problem solvers.
Addition Facts 10 to 18 provides the materials you need to teach addition facts using the concrete-representational-abstract method of instruction, including specific teaching procedures and student materials for each lesson.
In studies, students who scored below mastery on a computation pretest and word problem pretest increased their computation scores from a pretest mean of 49 percent to a posttest mean of 93 percent. The word problem performance of these students rose from a pretest mean of 42 percent to a posttest mean of 87 percent. A second group of students who scored 80 percent or higher on the computation pretest but below mastery on the word problem pretest increased their word problem scores from a pretest mean of 41 percent to a posttest mean of 91 percent.
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Author(s): Susan Peterson Miller, Cecil D. Mercer
Publication Info: Edge Enterprises, 1994
Research: Addition Facts 10 to 18 (.pdf)
- Miller, S., & Strawser, S. (1996). Promoting strategic math performance among students with learning disabilities. Learning Disability Forum, 21(2), 34-40. This article provides suggestions for classroom teachers who want to integrate strategy instruction into their math curriculum by discussing a strategic classroom environment and strategic learners.
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