Online Article

Fluency Without Fear

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Content Areas:
Mathematics
Topic tags:
youcubed, fluency, math facts
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This article by Jo Boaler explores the way we learn math and how that relates to fluency and memorization of math facts. Included is research-based evidence about how the brain works when learning math. Dr. Boaler also gives examples of lessons and tasks to be used in the classroom to develop number sense.  

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Boaler, J. (2015, January 28). Fluency Without Fear. Retrieved from https://www.youcubed.org/evidence/fluency-without-fear/