Math That Makes Sense, Lecture 2: Addition and the Addition Facts

This video is part of my free video course for parents, Math That Makes Sense: Elementary Arithmetic. You can find the full list of videos (with outlines and links) here

Welcome to Lecture 2! You’ll learn all about how to teach your kids to understand the concept of addition and master the addition facts.

If you’re looking for information on a specific topic, I’ve listed the time stamps for each part of the lecture so you can go right to it.

Happy Math!


Lecture 2: Addition and the Addition Facts
  • Concept of Addition
    • How do children learn what addition means? [6:05]
    • What are the properties of addition, and why are they important for kids to know? [25:33]
  • Addition Facts
    • What are the most effective ways to teach the addition facts? [41:30]