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Number Talks: How and Why

During mini-lessons and Guided Math, I am ALL about manipulatives. Base 10 pieces, unifix cubes, cuisenaire rods – give me all the math things. Especially in 1st grade, manipulatives offer a concrete way to represent a number and their thinking. At some point, this concrete thinking has to begin to transition into abstract and mental math processes....

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Number Talks Posters: Hand Signals and Communication

I used a similar thumbs up/down/sideways for kids' math understanding. It worked with one group of kids, but not with another group. It really depends on your group.

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3rd, 4th and 5th Grade Number Talks

3rd, 4th and 5th Grade Number Talks: Resources for starting daily number talks in the classroom

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Number Talks Posters: Hand Signals and Communication

Help children communicate their mental math thinking during Number Talks using these two posters. The first poster has prompts for students to use to

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The 10-Minute Routine that Skyrockets Number Sense

Great routine to help kids think about numbers without punching them into calculators!

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Free!! Number Talks (math talks) basics and questioning/conversation strategies.

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Getting Started with Number Talks

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