Welcome parents. You will notice that some strategies and tools that we are using in math have changed. We have built this site to provide you resources, videos and tools to help you visualize and understand those changes. For example, above is an image of a Ten Frame that we use in K-5 classroom instruction.
Frames are great graphic organizers to teach children the addition and
subtraction facts for numbers that add up to 10. Children will later
extend this knowledge for working with larger numbers such as 20, 50, and 100.
Ten Frames also help students develop visual images for each number that
makes it easier to remember and recall basic number facts. You can also
draw a paper Ten Frame and use counters such as poker chips or pennies.
For younger children try using a Five Frame to learn basic facts for