Most elementary teachers are experts in teaching cildren their native language and help them acquire reading skills–fluency and comprehension. However, many of them feel, unnecessarily, inadequate and incompetent when it comes to teaching mathematics to same children. I believe that the same kinds of skills of teaching reading and language skills are applicable to teaching numeracy skills to elementary children. There are parallels of learning to read and learning numeracy skills. In the following video, I show these parallels.