Math Fluency Myths: Math Facts and Math Fiction

Math fact fluency isn’t just memorization—it’s an important set of skills and knowledge that allows students to be modern and adaptable mathematical thinkers. 

In this guide, you’ll learn how to identify effective fluency development programs.


About the Author

Kate Gasaway taught middle school math at the Neighborhood House Charter School in Dorchester, MA for six years before joining Curriculum Associates. Kate’s professional experience includes writing assessments, analyses, and blog posts for Match Fishtank, an education company that creates and disseminates open-license, standards-aligned curricula. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in effective teaching from the Sposato Graduate School of Education. Kate is passionate about researching how students learn and tries to use her math powers for good.