Number Talks Extension
Last spring, as we were working through the following Number talk 72 – 38, students offered the solutions of 46, 44, 34 and after writing them down I turned around to face the class and was about to pose a question to the class when a student said, “I know what question you are going to ask.”
Tweaking Number Talks
I wish I could say that the solution I came up with to the problems I was having with Number Talks in my classroom were more earth shattering and extravagant then the following tweak. An inexpensive popular class supply: Notebook cut in half.
Working Through Number Talks
I have been using number talks in my elementary math classroom for seven years now and I thoroughly enjoy them and so do my students. The amount of growth in number sense, discourse and confidence in my students has been attributed to the use of Number Talks and the tweak I made six years ago.
The Whiteboard Backpack
The Whiteboard Backpack Given the current situation we are teaching in this fall I am planning on spending as much time outside with my grade
Four Number Sense Puzzles
[wpseo_breadcrumb] Number Sense Puzzles While many teachers and students are not in schools engaging in face-to-face learning, many teachers are getting creative in ways
More Paper & Pencil Games
I came across Ben Orlin’s blog post dealing with paper and pencil games. I was immediately drawn in trying them at home and quickly introduced them to my grade three students in our daily online math meet ups.
Students enjoyed them thoroughly leaving them wanting more and that is when my search began.