Saturday, 20. February 2021, Idaho State University, Saturday Series: Developing Number Sense with Number Talks in Pocatello
Idaho State University
About this Event
Join the ISU- Regional Math Center specialists on a series of Saturday workshops throughout the school year. "In an excellent mathematics program, educators hold themselves and their colleagues accountable for the mathematical success of every student and for personal and collectivve professional growth toward effective teaching and learning of mathematics." -Principles to Actions, p99
Title: Developing Number Sense with Number Talks
What are Number Talks?
- A 5-15 minute classroom conversation around purposefully crafted computation problems that are solved mentally.
- The best part of a teacher's day!
Join the Regional Math Specialists to learn how to implement this classroom routine to understand: - how to follow students' thinking and pose the right questions to build understanding; - how to prepare for and design purposeful number talks; and - how to develop grade-level-specific strategies for the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Dates, Times, and Location: February 20, 2021, 9:00-4:00, Pocatello
- Angie Godfrey: Whole Number Computation Number Talks
- Veronica Blackham: Fractions, Decimals, Percents
- Jason Libberton: Using Number Talks in Secondary
- 1 hour break for lunch
- Participants may attend one or all of the Saturday Series workshops
- Capacity: 200 participants
- 1 Optional PD Credit will be available