Simple, yet very useful way to teach basic addition facts. Variations: teachers can use dice-in-dice or 12 sided dice to make higher numbers. When using dice-in-dice, find the sum of each die and place it in each box. Then add the sums (highest
My district has used CGI (Cognitively Guided Instruction) approach to math for the past 4 years. This is a document I have used to help foster the idea of conceptual learning in regards to math strategies. Hope you can use it in your classrooms!