Children who have strong number sense are more confident and fluent problem solvers. They know how to make numbers work for them and aren’t as intimidated by math when they begin formal schooling. As I’ve shared before, number sense is important to nurture in children from the beginning of their lives. Once a child has learned to count, you can … Read More

## Number Sense: What is it and Why is it so Important?

Quick: multiply 17 x 12 in your head. How did that feel? You may have approached it several different ways and got an answer of 204. Or you may have felt lost, not even tried it, or felt like you are bad at math. I’m here to tell you a secret: the difference maker here is number sense. Number sense … Read More