Getting Started with Effective Math Talk in the Classroom

Effective math talk starts with building a classroom environment that welcomes discussions of different math strategies. Enhance your class with math talks!

Getting Started with Effective Math Talk in the Classroom

Effective math talk starts with building a classroom environment that welcomes discussions of different math strategies. Enhance your class with math talks!

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You can read about how I use these cards here - http://www.peachy-teaching.com/2013/09/number-talks-and-freebie.html These cards are a great way to guide and support students as they begin engaging in math talk activities (also called number talk). Each card has a sentence stem to get kids started...

Getting Started with Effective Math Talk in the Classroom

Effective math talk starts with building a classroom environment that welcomes discussions of different math strategies. Enhance your class with math talks!

Here it is, the last installment on my three part lesson plan series. After discussing the concept of Bansho and Gallery Walk, we move onto another instructional strategy that supports the development of mathematical thought. Read more...

Looking for great math questions? Check out this freebie. It has over 25 questions that can be used during your math lesson. Thanks to Margie Pearse, co-author of the book Teaching Numeracy 9 Critical Habits to Ignite Mathematical Thinking for granting permission to recreate these questions for c...

The new Common Core Standards ask our students to reason mathematically in ways they never have before. Along with their own reasoning, student must also be able to communicate their ideas with one another, which can be difficult for students.These sentence starters are designed to be uses both ora...

The new Common Core Standards ask our students to reason mathematically in ways they never have before. Along with their own reasoning, student must also be able to communicate their ideas with one another, which can be difficult for students.These sentence starters are designed to be uses both ora...