A huge collection of ready-to-use number talks that make math concepts easier for students to learn.
Whether you are new to number talks or have been using them in your classroom for years, this book makes it easier than ever for your students to experience this exciting teaching method. Instead of trying to come up with a new number talk every day, simply select one of the hundreds of great offerings provided in this book.
With chapters on addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions and decimals, Classroom-Ready Number Talks for 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade Teachers includes:
• Grade-level specific strategies • Number talk how-tos • Visual and numerical examples • Scaffolding suggestions • Common core alignments • Questions to build understanding
With these ready-to-use number talks, you’ll reduce time spent lesson planning and enjoy more time discussing math with your students. It’s sure to create a more engaging environment in your classroom and increase student comprehension of math concepts and how numbers function in the world around them.
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.