# The Basic Math Solutions Approach

Basic math solutions is an approach to math that is hands-on, visual and conceptually sound. It has

Basic Math Solutions is founded on the belief that all students can learn when given the right tools and enough practice. The thought behind Basic Math Solutions is transformative because it has been applied in thousands of situations and it continues to breed insight and understanding to inspire kids to want to learn more.

Basic Math Solutions is organic. It arose out a need to help kids who were stuck because they were not able to retain math facts. This lead to a change in thinking about math, a new philosophy. It changed from helping kids to memorize math facts to helping kids solve math problems. The change in philosophy met with an unexpected result. Kids began to memorize math facts while doing

Basic Math Solutions is an innovative way to help all students do and understand math. Joins us in our journey of discovery to math possible for all kids.

My students went from far below basic to proficient or advanced proficient in less than ten months!

This is how I did it. I used circles and dots to teach kids how to solve basic math problems. This simple strategy led me to develop a system to get students to do math with amazing speed and accuracy. Students who were stuck because they did not know their math facts began to use this system to become successful in math.

Many students are not able to do basic math because they do not know basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts. This deficiency, according to researchers, is an indicator of math difficulties throughout a child’s education. This does not have to be the case! The system I have developed bridges the gap between math success and failure.

I found a way to make students successful

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