Mental mathematics and computational skills
The developers of Think Math! believe that strong mental mathematics skills are an essential foundation for success in mathematics. Strategic choices about which skills to build first and how to build them provide not only computational fluency, but also a strong foundation for algebra.
- Catching up skills with the "fact of the day". A support strategy designed for whole-grade or multi-grade catching up
- Fact practice and mental math skills and accompanying professional development video. What mental math skills are essential in grades 1-3.
- Developing attention and working memory. Think Math! is the only program that takes on these essential skills directly and systematically.
- Silent teaching. A technique (with examples) that rivets attention, and trains focus and attention.