“Develop number sense” is the general goal for mathematics in Kindergarten to grade nine. Number sense can be thought of as flexible thinking and intuition about number.
Computational fluency refers to having efficient and accurate methods for computing. Students exhibit computational fluency when they demonstrate flexibility in the computational methods they choose, understand and can explain these methods, and produce accurate answers efficiently.
Patterns can be represented in our early learners simply as an ABA pattern which is the foundation for algebraic understanding. Students will recognize a pattern then generate a pattern rule. Can you predict the next image in the sequence and the equation?