Our founder, Marilyn Burns, is one of today’s most highly-respected mathematics educators. Over the course of more than 50 years, Marilyn has taught children, led in-service sessions, spoken at conferences, contributed to professional journals, written more than a dozen books for children, and created more than 20 professional development resources for teachers and administrators.
Our research-based "Instructional Practices Inventory" outlines what a classroom with best teaching practices and student learning practices entails. Learn what to observe for and how we can help you create a model math classroom.
Math Talk, Number Talks, and Talk Moves provide students an opportunity for deeper understanding through communication. Individually or in groups, students articulate and defend their ideas and analyze the reasoning of others.