## Math Talks, Part 2

In a recent blog, I wrote about Math Talks and how they are such a vital piece of student success in math class (see previous post at https://imath.us/2018/12/26/math-talks-part-1/). Beyond basic…

## Math Talks, Part 1

One of the staples of my Free Form Friday (you can read more about this at https://tinyurl.com/FreeFormFriday) is what I deem as a “Math Talk” (I also utilize these in…

## Math Wonderment Brought to Life

Several years ago I introduced my advisory to the idea of “Genius Hour.” For those of you not familiar with Genius Hour, the idea was taken from Google and their…

## How Do I Make a Purposeful Number Talk?

Number Talks are a fantastic way to get students to think about problems and solving in multiple ways. The purpose of Number Talks is to help increase mathematical discourse and…

## Number Talks – An Unexpected Side Effect

Number Talks – An Unexpected Side Effect We have all heard, “Mistakes are proof that you are trying”, “Mistakes are opportunities to learn”, “Mistakes are stepping stones of learning,” but…

## Math Talks- Sorry, not sorry

In college, I heard, “Using a jigsaw is a great teaching strategy to help students learn content deeply and remember more of the material! Too bad it won’t apply in…