Resources to Spark Mathematical Discussions

Algebra by Example

http://math.serpmedia.org/algebra_by_example/

Always, Sometimes, Never

http://asnmath.blogspot.com/

B2N: Between Two Numbers

http://www.between2numbers.com/

Convince Me That

tinyurl.com/ConvinceMeThat

Cube Conversations

http://www.stevewyborney.com/?p=1253

Estimation 180

http://www.estimation180.com/

Esti-Mysteries

https://www.stevewyborney.com/?p=1744

Fraction Talks

http://www.fractiontalks.com/

Get Riddles

https://www.getriddles.com/math-riddles/

How We Teach - Math Talks

https://howweteach.com/mathtalks/

Graphing Stories

http://www.graphingstories.com/

Math Arguments

http://matharguments180.blogspot.com/

Math Before Bed

https://mathbeforebed.com/

Math by Example

https://math.serpmedia.org/math_by_example/

Math for Love Unit Chats

https://mathforlove.com/

Math is Visual

http://mathisvisual.com/

Math Mistakes

http://mathmistakes.org/

Math Visuals

https://mathvisuals.wordpress.com

Number Strings

https://numberstrings.com/

Number Talk Images

http://ntimages.weebly.com/

Numberless Word Problems

https://bstockus.wordpress.com/numberless-word-problems/

Play With Your Math

https://playwithyourmath.com/

Problem Strings from Pam Harris

http://www.mathisfigureoutable.com/problem-strings/

Same BUT Different

https://www.samebutdifferentmath.com/

Same OR Different

https://samedifferentimages.wordpress.com/

Solve Me Mobiles

https://solveme.edc.org/

Splat!

http://www.stevewyborney.com/?p=893

Visual Patterns

http://www.visualpatterns.org/

Which One Doesn’t Belong?

http://wodb.ca/

Find a reason why each one doesn’t belong.

Would You Rather Math

http://www.wouldyourathermath.com/

Print Materials for Professional Learning & Inspiration

Building Powerful Numeracy

by Pam Harris

Developing Numerical Fluency

by Patsy Kanter + Steven Leinwand

Making Number Talks Matter

by Cathy Humphreys & Ruth Parker

Making Sense of Algebra

Paul Goldenberg, et. al.

Minilessons for Operations

by Cathy Fosnot, et. al.

https://tinyurl.com/FostnotAmazon

Necessary Conditions

by Geoff Krall

Number Talks

by Sherry Parrish

Number Talks: FDP

by Sherry Parrish

Number S.E.N.S.E. Series

by McIntosh, Reys, and Reys

Sites for Free Teacher Learning

53 Degree Shift (blog)

https://bit.ly/MathTalkBlog

Anne Agostinelli shares how she introduces math talks to teachers via the student experience. Includes slides and examples.

Inside Mathematics

https://www.insidemathematics.org

Peruse a videocollection featuring Silicon Valley teachers engaging students in number talks with various topics in grade levels 1-7.

Jo Boaler on Number Talks

https://www.youcubed.org/

Jo Boaler shares resources with research behind number sense practices that support student thinking and attitudes about math.

Math Talks

http://www.mathtalks.net/

Fawn Nguyen shares Number and Pattern Talks that include the prompts and examples of her students’ thinking to help you plan.

Math with Meaning (blog)

https://mathwithmeaning.wordpress.com/

This blog has several posts related to number talks, including book club reflections, classroom examples, and detailed planning tips.

Meaningful Math Moments

www.meaningfulmathmoments.com/

This blog post is a great introduction to number talks and a how-to guide for using some of the sites on pages 1-2 of this doc.

SFUSD Curriculum Tool Site

http://www.sfusdmath.org/math-talks

This curriculum site shares research, planning tools, resources, videos, and guides for implementing math talks with your classes.

Sherry Parrish Number Talk Intro

https://youtu.be/twGipANcIqg

This hour-long video features Sherry Parrish introducing how number talks strengthen students’ computational thinking.

Thumbs Up Math

https://www.thumbsupmath.com/

A great collection of resources including flip books for purchase, links to online videos and teacher tutorials, and more!

Compiled by Anne Agostinelli @anneagost, last updated May 2020