Making Number Talks Matter Book

Making Number Talks Matter


  • Author : Cathy Humphreys
  • Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
  • Release Date : 2015-04-28
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 200
  • 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 : 2010-04-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 390
  • 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 : 2018-10-12
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN 10 : 9781625312044

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Digging Deeper Excerpt :

"Sense-making makes mathematics personal, and when it's personal, it comes to life. And that's how Number Talks can really make a difference."--Ruth Parker and Cathy Humphreys How teachers react to wrong answers and mistakes makes all the difference in mathematics class. The response can determine whether a student tunes out or delves in. In this comprehensive sequel to Making Number Talks Matter, Ruth Parker and Cathy Humphreys explore more deeply the ways Number Talks can transform student understanding of mathematics. Through vignettes and videos, you'll meet teachers who are learning to listen closely to students and prompting them to figure things out for themselves. You'll learn how they make on-the-spot decisions, continually advancing and deepening the conversation. Personal and accessible, this book highlights: The kinds of questions that elicit deeper thinking Ways to navigate tricky, problematic, or just plain hard exchanges in the classroom How to more effectively use wait time during Number Talks The importance of creating a safe learning environment How to nudge students to think more flexibly without directing their thinking This book offers a rich assortment of ideas to help make Number Talks even more vibrant and meaningful for you and your students.

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 : 178
  • ISBN 10 : 9781571107909

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Number Sense Routines Excerpt :

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. --from publisher description

Clothesline Math  The Master Number Sense Maker Book

Clothesline Math The Master Number Sense Maker


  • Author : Chris Shore
  • Publisher : Shell Education
  • Release Date : 2019-12-10
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743922340

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Clothesline Math The Master Number Sense Maker Excerpt :

This must-have resource provides the theoretical groundwork for teaching number sense. Authored by Chris Shore, this e-book empowers teachers with the pedagogy, lessons, and detailed instructions to help them implement Clothesline Math in K-12 classrooms. Detailed, useful tips for facilitating the ensuing mathematical discourse are also included. At the elementary level, the hands-on lessons cover important math topics including whole numbers, place value, fractions, order of operations, algebraic reasoning, variables, and more. Implement Clothesline Math at the secondary level and provide students with hands-on learning and activities that teach advanced math topics including geometry, algebra, statistics, trigonometry, and pre-calculus. Aligned to state and national standards, this helpful resource will get students excited about learning math as they engage in meaningful discourse.

Math for All Book

Math for All


  • Author : Linda Schulman Dacey
  • Publisher : Math Solutions
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 282
  • ISBN 10 : 9780941355780

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Math for All Excerpt :

In this research-based book, teachers will find powerful strategies for adapting mathematical lessons, and tasks to address the wide range of abilities, interests, and learning styles of the students in their classrooms. The book contains a wealth of activities tailored to its 3–5 grade span. The authors provide numerous differentiated tasks ready for classroom implementation, as well as guidance in managing differentiated lessons, and strategies for providing and structuring choice within the classroom. This is a must-read for teachers, administrators, math coaches, special education staff, and any other educator who wishes to ensure that all children are successful learners of mathematics.

Necessary Conditions Book

Necessary Conditions


  • Author : Geoff Krall
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-09
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 368
  • 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."

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.

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.

Eyes on Math Book

Eyes on Math


  • Author : Marian Small
  • Publisher : Teachers College Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-30
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 240
  • 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!

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 : 9781580899444

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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

Building Powerful Numeracy for Middle and High School Students Book

Building Powerful Numeracy for Middle and High School Students


  • Author : Pamela Weber Harris
  • Publisher : Heinemann Educational Books
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 170
  • ISBN 10 : 0325026629

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Building Powerful Numeracy for Middle and High School Students Excerpt :

"I continue to be amazed at the power we can harness in our secondary students by teaching ourselves and our students real numeracy." --Pamela Harris As secondary math teachers, we're often frustrated by the lack of true number sense in our students. Solid research at the elementary level shows how to help all students become mathematically proficient by redefining what it means to compute with number sense. Pam Harris has spent the past ten years scrutinizing the research and using the resulting reform materials with teachers and students, seeing what works and what doesn't work, always with an eye to success in higher math. This book brings these insights to the secondary world, with an emphasis on one powerful goal: building numeracy. Developing numeracy in today's middle and high school students is reflective of the Common Core State Standards mission to build "the skills that our young people need for success in college and careers." (CCSS 2010) Numeracy is more than the ability to do basic arithmetic. At its heart, numeracy is the ability to use mathematical relationships to reason with numbers and numerical concepts, to think through the math logically, to have a repertoire of strategies to solve problems, and to be able to apply the logic outside of classrooms. How can we build powerful numeracy in middle and secondary students? Harris's approach emphasizes two big ideas: Teach the importance of representation. The representation of student strategies on models such as the open number line, the open array, and the ratio table promote discussion on relationships rather than procedures Teach with problem strings. Introduced by Catherine Twomey Fosnot and her colleagues in the Young Mathematicians at Work series, problem strings are purposefully designed sequences of related problems that help students construct numerical relationships. They encourage students to look to the numbers first before choosing a strategy, nudging them toward efficient, sophisticated

The Feedback Friendly Classroom Book

The Feedback Friendly Classroom


  • Author : Deborah McCallum
  • Publisher : Pembroke Publishers Limited
  • Release Date : 2015-12-11
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 9781551389080

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The Feedback Friendly Classroom Excerpt :

Learning is inherently social, built on the daily interactions in the classroom. What if feedback — from teacher to student, between students, from student to teacher — could be seen as essential to the ongoing process that defines the learning environment? This groundbreaking book explores using feedback to help students become better learners, examines the crucial use of verbal and nonverbal language to engage and guide students, and shows strategies and activities to establish and promote effective feedback within the classroom and beyond.