They can also be challenging!
Whether you’ve used Number Talks for a long time or are wanting to try them for the first time, these mini-sessions are for you. We will share what we’ve learned (and are still learning) after decades of work with Number Talks.
Each session is:
- 90-minutes long (9:00-10:30 am Pacific)
- Live via Zoom
Making Number Talks Matter and Digging Deeper will be referenced, but the books are not required to fully participate in the sessions.
Individuals can register for any or all sessions – Cost is $39 per session (or $140 for all four) – Space is limited!
January 27, 2024
Getting Started (or Restarted) with Number Talks
Have you tried Number Talks, or thought about trying them? Learn about MEC’s approach to Number Talks, specific strategies to deal with common challenges, and how to make the most of your Number Talks time.
February 24, 2024
The Power of Dot Talks (At All Grades)
Dot Number Talks at ALL grades? Really? Yes, really! Learn how Dot Talks support students’ foundational work with numerical reasoning and how important specific facilitation choices can be.
March 23, 2024
Encouraging Student Participation During Number Talks
Do you love the idea of Number Talks, but hear mostly from the same few students? Learn specific strategies for encouraging broader participation without undermining the safe and exploratory Number Talks space.
April 27, 2024
Number Talks as a Foundation for Algebra
If you find it hard to commit time to Number Talks because they don’t feel connected to the math at hand, you’ll enjoy learning how Number Talks can be used to foster meaningful algebraic reasoning.