Number talks are an excellent way to get your students sharing ideas with each other about how to solve problems and to have them practice mental math.

I use math journals in my Math Workshop. I like the idea of using Math Journal Sentence starters with my students. This would serve as a great way to incorporate writing in math and allow students to expand their thinking.

I like the idea of having sentence stems to develop academic vocabulary. This is helpful to ESL students and the entire class. I would modify it to be science stems but the premise is the same.

Number Talk or Math Talk Posters can be used as anchor charts or a bulletin board idea to help start conversations about student thinking, learning, and math strategies.

I LOVE number talks! Number Talks are an amazing routine that will help improve students' number sense! This post has step-by-step directions for implementing this simple routine in your classroom.

Today I want to chat with you about Number Talks!*Stay with me for a freebie at the end!* Last summer, I participated in professional development provided by Math Solutions. During the week lo