# What is subtraction

Fact Table - This is why it is vital to teach addition strategies - it aids in understanding, fluency, and eventually memorization. ~BN

Subitizing is an important skill to teach when introducing number concepts in Preschool and Kindergarten. It sets a strong foundation for addition and subtraction!

Touch Point Math worksheet People think I'm crazy when I tell them this is how I learned to add.

I was just looking for something like this for my 9 year old! perfect!

"Creativity is subtraction" by Austin Kleon: What does this mean? - "One, getting really good at creative work requires a lot of time and attention, and that means cutting a lot of fluff out of your life so that you have that extra time and attention. And two, creativity in our work is often a matter of what we choose to leave out, rather than leave inâ€”what is unspoken vs. spoken, what isnâ€™t shown vs. what is, etc." #Creativity

Fruit Loops and Subtraction! If your students need a motivation for learning subtraction then this is what you need.

Mario Adding Fractions Song. This is a fun video to recap what was learned about adding fractions.

What a great way to teach Using 10 to add. I love the visual highlighting and the number bonds. This is such an important skill to teach so that students can apply it to multi-digit addition and subtraction. If students can find the next 10, it will open up a whole new world for them.

The Abacus: A History "Timeline of the Abacus" How did people keep track of numbers before pen and paper were widely available?How does addition and subtraction work if you don't have a handy written form for your numbers?Say you can't read or write, but you can count - how do you add, subtract, multiply, or divide large numbers?The answer to all these questions is . . . the abacus! What is an abacus?An abacus is a device used for addition and subtraction, and the related operations ofâ€¦

Challenge your first and second grade math students with this FREE set of one dozen riddle cards for the numbers 1-120. This new set addresses early addition and subtraction, comparing numbers, place value, and basic coin knowledge, and is great as a supplement to 120 Riddles Set 1. What a fun way to review math vocabulary and skills while you also model inferring and drawing conclusions! http://primaryinspiration.blogspot.com/2017/01/120-new-math-riddles-and-sample-too.html