Getting students talking numbers is a critical part of building number sense and fluency in young mathematicians. It’s the perfect avenue for generating a pool of ideas, encouraging students to analyze others’ thinking, as well as, build students’ confidence as they speak in front of their ideas.
To read more about our routine, check out this blog post.
To watch what a Subitizing Talk Numbers prompt sounds like in my classroom, click here or the photo below. From scaffolding with sentence stems to what happens when a student is “wrong”, you can join the conversation here.
Talking About Numbers - Free Sample