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Math Questioning Strategies

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

GREAT resource aligning with Common Core 8 Math Practices. This document refers to what mathematicians do: talk about math, explain their thinking, make predictions, work together, compare, make mistakes, record thinking, change their ideas, check their work and look for challenges!

Education to the Core: Put Accountable Talk Statement Posters on the wall to remind kids of how to use them in academic conversation!

At last! A teacher doing Daily 5 math with some super ideas!

math talk cards and some other great math ideas

Math Talk!

Math higher level thinking questions

Finger Twister Game - $4.99 // I bet you could easily make this for a simple party favor. Or for tables for guest to play with while waiting for food.

These are good frames for students to use when having discussions in class.

link to BUILD math

Math Talk Prompts

Tales of Frogs and Cupcakes: Math Notebooks REVISITED!!

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Math Workshop Adventures: math workshop board

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Math Notebook Rules! Love this... would add no markers on lined paper- they bleed.

If your teacher won't let you bring a formula cheat sheet to class, just wear these socks. She'll never suspect. These crew length socks with chalk formulas fit a men's shoe size 8-12.5. Available in chalkboard green or black.

Math Talk Teacher poses questions to the students to lead the conversation. By changing the question from "What answer did you get?" to "How did you solve this problem?" the teacher is able to understand how the students are making sense of mathematics.