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**Fundamental Math Skill:**

- Mastering math facts: Understanding and recalling math facts, using a variety of strategies.

– Focusing on the Fundamentals of Math – A Teacher’s Guide, p.2

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### Proficiency (2:10)

From "Leaders in Educational Thought: Special Edition on Mathematics (2013)"

### Developing Automaticity (1:52)

From "Thoughts on Teaching & Learning Mathematics"

## Text Resources

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#### The Mathematical Territory Between Direct Modelling and Proficiency, What Works

#### A Guide to Effective Instruction in Mathematics K-6, Vol 5, Teaching Basic Facts and Multidigit Computations