3-6 MATH NETWORKS
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Visual synectic to Explore Mindsets in Math

Visual Synectics can be used to encourage connections between abstract concepts and concrete images. Students can look for similar characteristics, qualities, or emotions that images evoke to help explain new or difficult ideas.

learning goals

  • To explore Number Talks and understand how they promote students’ thinking and communication in the mathematics classroom
  • To identify multiple strategies for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • To connect Number Talks to the Curriculum
  • To plan a Number Talk for implementation
  • Building Content Knowledge

    ~Working with the
    strategy continuums

    learn Math Without Fear, Stanford Expert Says

    An article by Clifton B. Parker in which Stanford Professor Jo Boaler says that students most effectively learn "math facts" working on problems that they enjoy, rather than through exercises and drills they fear.

    jo boaler
    -What are nUMBER TALKS?

    SHERRY PARISH
    -NUMBER TALKS ARTICLE

    The star problem

    Let's try some
    number talks...

    ADDITION

    SUBTRACTION

    MULTIPLICATION

    DIVISION

    How do we Know we
    Are Making An Impact?

    Communication
    in Mathematics

    Sharing Our Number Talk JOurney

    Padlet-sharing our
    Network Experiences

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