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  • Christina Michaels

    October 9, 2020 at 2:32 pm

    I love linking addition and subtraction together– especially since many students feel stronger in addition than they do subtraction.

    With any contextual problem, I think my students rush to an algorithm that may or may not be correct, because they have a tendency to not read the problems very carefully. Pairing it with a model– number line, balance or tape diagram, makes it so much easier for students to identify what they are looking for and answer the question accurately.