Make math class fun with this big book of number talk strategies designed to teach middle school students the mental math, problem-solving skills they need to meet common core standards and become successful mathematical thinkers.
Bringing the exciting teaching method of number talks into your classroom has never been easier. Simply choose from the hundreds of great ideas in this book and get going, with no extra time wasted!
From activities on multiplication and division to decimals and integers, Classroom-Ready Number Talks for Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Grade Teachers includes:
Grade-level specific strategies
Number talk how-tos
Visual and numerical examples
Common core alignments
Questions to build understanding
Reduce time spent lesson planning and preparing materials and enjoy more time engaging your students in learning important math concepts! These ready-to-use number talks are sure to foster a fresh and exciting learning environment in your classroom.
Nancy Hughes spent the last 10 years as the K–12 mathematics coordinator at Olathe Public Schools, the largest school district in the Kansas City region, where her responsibilities included providing professional development for mathematics teachers in all grade levels. Prior to Olathe, Hughes taught middle school math in Kansas City–area public and private schools. Hughes has presented on math topics at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Kansas City Area Teachers of Mathematics, and Kansas Area Teachers of Mathematics conferences. Hughes also directed the Kauffman Foundation K–16 Professional Development Program. Hughes has a BS from Kansas State University and an MS in curriculum and instruction from Kansas University.