# Number talks

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Number talks are a great way to get your students involved in meaningful mathematical discussion! This poster shows the hand signals that are used as part of the number talks routine. It includes both an English and Spanish poster.

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....

Addition number talk strategies

Number Talks Posters: Hand Signals and Communication

I've created this special page on my blog to house all of the posters I have created for my classroom over the past few years. I hav...

Number Talks: How and Why? More

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

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

Hi all! Today I want to chat with you about Number Talks! *Stay with me for a freebie at the end!* Last summer, I participat...

Getting Started with Number Talks - Minds in Bloom More