Focus: Mathematics

Number Strings to Encourage Addition Strategies – Part 1

Length: 8 minutes 16 seconds

Examples of two different strings of problems, with ideas on how to use them with your students, based on the work of Cathy Fosnot and Trevor Calkin’s Power of Ten visual model. See how number strings can help support students as they develop flexible, meaningful strategies for addition.

Download the associated Notebook file, to adapt and use in your classroom.

Teaching Tips
Teaching Tips - Addition Part 1 Download File Word
Notebook Files (Requires SMART Notebook Express)
Addition Number Strings Part 1 Download File Notebook Express
This resource was developed under the leadership of ERLC as a result of a grant from Alberta Education to support implementation.