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Join our Fractions, Decimals, & Percentages #NumberTalksChat

by admin, October 20th, 2016

It’s time to talk fractions, decimals, and percentages! Please join @Math_Solutions for our third #NumberTalksChat on Twitter next Wednesday, October 26th at 8pm ET. Two participants will be randomly selected to receive advanced copies of Sherry Parrish and Ann Dominick’s Number Talks: Fractions, Decimals,…

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Creating a culture of risk-taking in the mathematics classroom

by Mary Mitchell, October 14th, 2016

At the beginning of each school year we spend time helping students learn expectations for walking down hallways and how to act in the cafeteria. We teach classroom routines like where to turn in homework and signals for getting quiet.…

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Strategies for Adding 5/9 and 8/9

by admin, October 12th, 2016

Once students can make sense of fractions, what are the strategies you use to make sense of their computation? In this clip from Beyond Invert & Multiply, Ms. Kretschmar guides a student-to-student discussion.              …

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Numbers Between Zero and One

by admin, October 07th, 2016

Students have many misconceptions about fractions. What strategies can teachers use to encourage students to share their ideas? In this clip from Beyond Pizzas & Pies, Mr. Seay asks his third graders to share what they think about the numbers between zero and…

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#NumberTalksChat 9/28 Recap

by admin, September 29th, 2016

Thank you to those who were able to join us for our second #NumberTalksChat! We had a wonderful discussion on designing purposeful number talks in the K-5 classroom. We appreciate everyone who joined our chat and shared their thoughtful questions and insights with our…

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Join our second #NumberTalksChat on Twitter!

by admin, September 22nd, 2016

It’s that time again! Please join @Math_Solutions for our second #NumberTalksChat on Twitter next Wednesday, September 28th at 8pm ET. Two participants will be randomly selected to receive a copy of Sherry Parrish’s Number Talks: Whole Number Computation. Join us for…

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Number Talk: Dot Cards & Ten Frames

by admin, September 13th, 2016

Numerical reasoning starts from the earliest stages of child development. Stacking blocks, counting objects, and filling containers are examples of beginning ideas of reasoning with numbers. As children transition into kindergarten, it is important to provide opportunities to build a…

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The Art of Listening + Building Partnerships

by admin, September 08th, 2016

Coaching is about listening and building partnerships. When those two qualities are present effective strategies emerge. Most educators are looking for effective strategies to make challenging subjects like math more accessible to students. However, few educators have the time or…

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#NumberTalksChat 8/31 Recap

by admin, September 01st, 2016

For those of you who missed our first #NumberTalksChat, here’s a short recap selection of tweets from the chat! For a complete list of all tweets, please click on our Storify link here. If you were able to join us, thank you for your…

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Join Math Solutions for a #NumberTalksChat on Twitter!

by admin, August 26th, 2016

At Math Solutions, we love talking math talk, and we know so many of our education partners love number talks as much we do. Mark your calendars for our first #NumberTalksChat on Twitter next Wednesday, August 31st at 8pm EST! Two participants will…

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