Strategic Math: Subtraction 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.
Subtraction Facts 10 to 18 provides all of the materials you need to teach subtraction facts using the concrete-representational-abstract method of instruction, including student materials and specific teaching procedures for each lesson.
In studies, students' computation scores rose from a pretest mean of 15 percent to a posttest mean of 98 percent. In addition, their speed in making these calculations increased 110 percent.
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Author(s): Cecil D. Mercer, Susan Peterson Miller
Publication Info: Edge Enterprises, 1994
- Research: Subtraction Facts 10 to 18 (.pdf)
- Research Articles:
- 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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