Connecting Student Thinking to Content through Number Talks

number talks red background with numbers 1 through 9

“I realized that Number Talks can be very beneficial to my math classroom. They don’t take a lot of time and don’t need to be done every day, but the learning that comes from them is irreplaceable. It’s the connections students have with their thinking, other’s thinking, to the content we are working on, to the math basic facts. I have found there are so many benefits to doing Number Talks.”

Pie chart showing student response to question if numbers talks have made them a better mathematician

Chart showing growth of student from fraction pre-test to post test

Chart showing complete details of number talks and results

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