Number sense can be thought of as flexible thinking and intuition about number. In order for students to develop a deep understanding of many math concepts, flexible and fluent thinking with numbers is necessary.


4 Relationships that Will Increase Students’ Number Sense:
Spatial Relationships​​
One/Two More and Less
Benchmarks of 5 and 10


Number Sense Routines

Building Number Sense: Number Sense Routines

  1. 1) Number Talks

Number Talks Overview


  1. 2) Quick Images using Dot cards

Dot cards 5 to 9

Dot cards assorted

Dot cards K – 5


  1. 3) Choral Counting

Choral Counting Protocol


  1. 4) Clothesline Math

Clothesline math ideas