# Teacher Resources for Formative Assessment and Talking in Math Class

Browse our teacher tools and resources to find related books, informative videos, and practical ideas to help you integrate math discourse and assessment in your classroom.

## Math Talk

### Related Math Talk Titles

- Classroom Discussions in Math: A Teacher’s Guide for using talk moves to support the Common Core and more, Grades K–6
- Classroom Discussions in Math: A Facilitator’s Guide to Support Professional Learning of Discourse and the Common Core, Grades K–6
- Number Talks: Helping Children Build Mental Math and Computation, Grades K–5, A Multimedia Professional Learning Resource
- Good Questions for Math Teaching: Why Ask Them and What to Ask, Grades K–6 and 5–8
- Show and Tell: Representing and Communicating Mathematical Ideas in K–2 Classrooms

## Math Talk Articles

- How to Get Students Talking!
- Q&A: Using Talk in Math Class to Help Students Learn
- The Importance of Questioning
- Lesson: What Could Be the Sum—A Lesson with Third Graders, from
*Good Questions for Math Teaching, Grades K–6*

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## Formative Assessment

### Related Assessment Titles

- INFORMative Assessment: Formative Assessment to Improve Math Achievement, Grades K–6
- How to Assess While You Teach Math: Formative Assessment Practices and Lessons, Grades K–2, A Multimedia Professional Learning Resource

## Assessment Articles

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## Differentiate Instruction/English Language Learners

### Related Differentiate Instruction/English Language Learners Titles

- How to Differentiate Your Math Instruction
- Math for All, Grade 6–8
- Supporting English Language Learners in Math Class, Grades K–5, A Multimedia Professional Learning Resource

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- Estimating Length: Differentiating Within a Unit
- Post-Assessment Tasks for Grades K–2
- Identifying and Describing Polygons
- Helping English Language Learners Make Sense of Math Word Problems

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