Demonstrating Combinations of 10 Using Tens Frame

This video shows how manipulatives can be used to explain how different combinations of numbers make 10. When students practice putting together and taking apart numbers with manipulatives in different ways they develop a conceptual understanding for composing and decomposing and how numbers are related to one another. Understanding number combinations allows students to develop fluency skills with other operations and assists students with problem solving. 

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National Center on Intensive Intervention