Making Number Talks Matter Book

Making Number Talks Matter


  • Author : Cathy Humphreys
  • Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 213
  • ISBN 10 : 9781571109989

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Making Number Talks Matter Excerpt :

Making Number Talks Matter is about the myriad decisions facing teachers as they make this fifteen-minute daily routine a vibrant and vital part of their mathematics instruction. Throughout the book, Cathy Humphreys and Ruth Parker offer practical ideas for using Number Talks to help students learn to reason numerically and build a solid foundation for the study of mathematics. This book will be an invaluable resource whether you are already using Number Talks or not; whether you are an elementary, middle school, high school, or college teacher; or even if you are a parent wanting to support your child with mathematics. Using insight gained from many years of doing Number Talks with students of all ages, Cathy and Ruth address questions to ask during Number Talks, teacher moves that turn the thinking over to students, the mathematics behind the various strategies, and ways to overcome bumps in the road. If you've been looking for ways to transform your mathematics classroom--to bring sense-making and divergent thinking to the foreground, to bring the Standards for Mathematical Practice to life, and to bring joy back into your instruction--this book is for you.

Number Talks Book

Number Talks


  • Author : Sherry Parrish
  • Publisher : Math Solutions
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 434
  • ISBN 10 : 9781935099116

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Number Talks Excerpt :

"This resource supports new and experienced educators who want to prepare for and design purposeful number talks for their students; the author demonstrates how to develop grade-level-specific strategies for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Includes connections to national standards, a DVD, reproducibles, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Digging Deeper Book

Digging Deeper


  • Author : Ruth E. Parker
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 1625312059

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Number Talks Book

Number Talks


  • Author : Sherry Parrish
  • Publisher : Math Solutions Publications
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 404
  • ISBN 10 : 1935099752

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Number Talks Excerpt :

"This resource was created in response to the requests of teachers--those who want to implement number talks but are unsure of how to begin, and those with experience who want more guidance in crafting purposeful problems."--Page 4 de la couverture.

Number Sense Routines Book

Number Sense Routines


  • Author : Jessica F. Shumway
  • Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 194
  • ISBN 10 : 9781571107909

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Number Sense Routines Excerpt :

Just as athletes stretch their muscles before every game and musicians play scales to keep their technique in tune, mathematical thinkers and problem solvers can benefit from daily warm-up exercises. Jessica Shumway has developed a series of routines designed to help young students internalize and deepen their facility with numbers. The daily use of these quick five-, ten-, or fifteen-minute experiences at the beginning of math class will help build students' number sense. Students with strong number sense understand numbers, ways to represent numbers, relationships among numbers, and number systems. They make reasonable estimates, compute fluently, use reasoning strategies (e.g., relate operations, such as addition and subtraction, to each other), and use visual models based on their number sense to solve problems. Students who never develop strong number sense will struggle with nearly all mathematical strands, from measurement and geometry to data and equations. In Number Sense Routines, Jessica shows that number sense can be taught to all students. Dozens of classroom examples -- including conversations among students engaging in number sense routines -- illustrate how the routines work, how children's number sense develops, and how to implement responsive routines. Additionally, teachers will gain a deeper understanding of the underlying math -- the big ideas, skills, and strategies children learn as they develop numerical literacy.

Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You d Had Book
Score: 5
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Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You d Had


  • Author : Tracy Zager
  • Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Effective teaching
  • Pages : 394
  • ISBN 10 : 9781571109965

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Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You d Had Excerpt :

Readers, be warned: you are about to fall in love. Tracy writes, "Good math teaching begins with us." With those six words, she invites you on a journey through this most magnificent book of stories and portraits...This book turns on its head the common misconception of mathematics as a black-and-white discipline and of being good at math as entailing ease, speed, and correctness. You will find it full of color, possibility, puzzles, and delight...Let yourself be drawn in. Elham Kazemi, professor, math education, University of Washington While mathematicians describe mathematics as playful, beautiful, creative, and captivating, many students describe math class as boring, stressful, useless, and humiliating. In Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had, Tracy Zager helps teachers close this gap by making math class more like mathematics. Tracy spent years with highly skilled math teachers in a diverse range of settings and grades. You'll find this book jam-packed with new thinking from these vibrant classrooms. You'll grapple with big ideas: How is taking risks inherent to mathematics? How do mathematicians balance intuition and proof? How can teachers value both productive mistakes and precision? You'll also find dozens of practical teaching techniques you can try in your classroom right away--strategies to stimulate students to connect ideas; rich tasks that encourage students to wonder, generalize, conjecture, and persevere; routines to teach students how to collaborate. All teachers can move toward increasingly authentic, delightful, robust mathematics teaching and learning for themselves and their students. This important book helps us develop instructional techniques that will make the math classes we teach so much better than the math classes we took.

Mathematics Teacher Noticing Book

Mathematics Teacher Noticing


  • Author : Miriam Sherin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2011-02
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136838262

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Mathematics Teacher Noticing Excerpt :

This is the first book to examine research on mathematics teacher noticing--how teachers pay attention to and make sense of what happens in the complexity of instructional situations

Teaching Numeracy Book
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Teaching Numeracy


  • Author : Margie Pearse
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2011-03-23
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 241
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452224404

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Teaching Numeracy Excerpt :

Transform mathematics learning from “doing” to “thinking” American students are losing ground in the global mathematical environment. What many of them lack is numeracy—the ability to think through the math and apply it outside of the classroom. Referencing the new common core and NCTM standards, the authors outline nine critical thinking habits that foster numeracy and show you how to: Monitor and repair students’ understanding Guide students to recognize patterns Encourage questioning for understanding Develop students’ mathematics vocabulary Included are several numeracy-rich lesson plans, complete with clear directions and student handouts.

Necessary Conditions Book

Necessary Conditions


  • Author : Geoff Krall
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 363
  • ISBN 10 : 9781625311467

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Necessary Conditions Excerpt :

Students do not experience math in a vacuum. The curriculum, the students' social and emotional well-being, and the teacher's expertise as a facilitator must all be attended to, and each interacts with the others. -Geoff Krall Math instruction in high school is often something of a grab bag, with schools jumping from curriculum to curriculum, lacking a guiding vision or continuity between years. No wonder so many students conclude, "I'm not a math person." Geoff Krall thinks that's a problem. And he's devoted his career to fixing it. Necessary Conditions posits for the first time a coherent approach to secondary math pedagogy. Krall identifies three essential elements that will open the door to math for all your students: academic safety, quality tasks, and effective facilitation. Krall takes readers into real middle- and high-school classrooms to see how teachers cultivate these three "necessary conditions." With extensive examples, practical techniques and resources, and insightful analysis, this guide equips teachers to do the following: Design classroom experiences that increase engagement and build all students' identities as mathematicians. Create dynamic, high-quality lessons that include meaningful, efficient assessment. Facilitate routines and discussions that increase all students' access to conceptual mathematics. The biggest drivers of students' math experiences are their teachers. With Krall's guidance, you can help every student come to recognize that they are indeed a "math person."

The Myth of Ability Book
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The Myth of Ability


  • Author : John Mighton
  • Publisher : House of Anansi
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Children with social disabilities
  • Pages : 225
  • ISBN 10 : 9780887846939

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The Myth of Ability Excerpt :

A student in a remedial class who couldn't count by twos is now in an academic program a year ahead of her grade level. An entire Grade 3 class, including so-called slow learners, scores over 90% on a Grade 6-7 math test. These are just two of mathematician John Mighton's many success stories since he started JUMP (Junior Undiscovered Math Prodigies), a not-for-profit organization providing free math tutoring for elementary-level students from low income homes.In The Myth of Ability John Mighton tells JUMP's fascinating story and explains its teaching method with lots of simple examples.

Which One Doesn t Belong  Book

Which One Doesn t Belong


  • Author : Christopher Danielson
  • Publisher : Charlesbridge Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-02-12
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN 10 : 9781632898111

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Which One Doesn t Belong Excerpt :

Talking math with your child is simple and even entertaining with this better approach to shapes! Written by a celebrated math educator, this innovative inquiry encourages critical thinking and sparks memorable mathematical conversations. Children and their parents answer the same question about each set of four shapes: "Which one doesn't belong?" There's no one right answer--the important thing is to have a reason why. Kids might describe the shapes as squished, smooshed, dented, or even goofy. But when they justify their thinking, they're talking math! Winner of the Mathical Book Prize for books that inspire children to see math all around them. "This is one shape book that will both challenge readers' thinking and encourage them to think outside the box."--Kirkus Reviews, STARRED review

Eyes on Math Book

Eyes on Math


  • Author : Marian Small
  • Publisher : Teachers College Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-30
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 241
  • ISBN 10 : 9780807753910

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Eyes on Math Excerpt :

This new book is an exciting follow-up to the authors bestsellers on differentiated math instruction, Good Questions and More Good Questions. Eyes on Math is a unique teaching resource that provides engaging, full-color graphics and pictures with text showing teachers how to use each image to stimulate mathematical teaching conversations around key K–8 concepts. Teachers using the book can download the images for projection onto classroom white boards or screens. The questions and answers will help both students and teachers look more deeply and see the math behind the math!

Open Middle Math Book

Open Middle Math


  • Author : Robert Kaplinsky
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Genre: Language arts
  • Pages : 195
  • ISBN 10 : 9781625311740

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Open Middle Math Excerpt :

Imagine that you assign a math problem and your students, instead of getting discouraged after not solving it on the first attempt, start working harder--as if on a quest to figure out the answer. They talk to each other and enthusiastically share their discoveries. What could possibly make this fantastic scenario come true? The answer is: the Open Middle math problems and strategies in this book. Open Middle Math by Robert Kaplinsky gives middle and high school teachers the problems and planning guidance that will encourage students to see mathematics in an entirely different light. These challenging and rewarding Open Middle math problems will help you see your students build genuine conceptual understanding, perseverance, and creativity. Inside, you'll learn how to: Implement Open Middle math problems that are simultaneously accessible for both students who are struggling and those looking for more challenge. Select and create Open Middle math problems that will help you detect students' misconceptions and strengthen their conceptual understanding. Prepare for and facilitate powerful classroom conversations using Open Middle math problems. Access resources that will help you continue learning beyond this book. With these practical and intuitive strategies, extensive resources, and Robert's own stories about his journey learning to use Open Middle math problems successfully, you will be able to support, challenge, and motivate all your students.

Classroom Discussions Book

Classroom Discussions


  • Author : Suzanne H. Chapin
  • Publisher : Math Solutions
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN 10 : 9781935099017

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Classroom Discussions Excerpt :

"Based on a four-year research project funded by the U.S. Department of Education, this book is divided into four sections: Talk in the Mathematics Class (introducing five discussion strategies, or “moves,” that help teachers achieve their instructional goal of strengthening students’ mathematical thinking and learning), What Do We Talk About?, Implementing Talk in the Classroom, and Case Studies."--pub. desc.

Mathematics Assessment Book

Mathematics Assessment


  • Author : William S. Bush
  • Publisher : National Council of Teachers of
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 149
  • ISBN 10 : 087353476X

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Mathematics Assessment Excerpt :

Both practical and inspirational, the Classroom Assessment for School Mathematics, K-12 Series of handbooks and casebooks foster insights into what students know, what they can do and how they think mathematically. This guidebook considers new ways to assess students, focuses on assessment tasks, offers ways to plan and conduct a coherent classroom assessment programme and discusses the scoring, grading, reporting and use of assessment data. Complete with teacher-to-teacher and student-to-teacher letters, tips for teachers and responses to frequently asked questions, this book will provoke your thoughts and stimulate your conversations.