Number Tricks are simple, fun, and easy to create for all levels! Learn to use Number Tricks to increase student motivation, to practice mental and paper/pencil computation, and to develop Algebraic Thinking skills. Learn to write your own tricks aligned to the Common Core Standards for Mathematics. I have used Number Tricks for years with K-8 students and they never disappoint!
Slides 1-2 Teaching Tips and Instructions
Slide 3 Cover
Slides 4-7 Sample Tricks (Favorite Subject, Shoe Size, What's That Animal, The Chocolate Trick)
Slides 8-12 Pick a Number 1 and Pick a Number 2, with concrete and Algebraic explanations for how the tricks work.
Slide 13 How to Write Your Own Number Tricks