*Number Talks Posts

Math Mights Teacher’s Guide: Episodes 213-214

Math Mights Teacher’s Guide: Episodes 213-214

In case you’ve missed it, we’re a *little* excited about our Math Mights show that launched last week! Two new shows from every grade level (K-3) per week - it’s incredible! Don’t let the cute, colorful cartoon characters fool you! There is a lot of careful thought...

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Vlog – Behind-the-Scenes with the Math Mights Show!

Vlog – Behind-the-Scenes with the Math Mights Show!

Welcome to Shannon's 1st ever VLOG! Get the inside scoop on the Math Mights show from the creator herself - from how the show came about, the characters, to where you can watch it and how SIS4Teacher will continue to support the show. Most importantly, see how the...

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Counting Buddy Fun

Counting Buddy Fun

Do you have a Counting Buddy Jr. or a Counting Buddy Sr. in your classroom? Ever wished you used it more? Get ready to explore the many ways this versatile little manipulative can be used, even outside of math!  I designed the Counting Buddy nine years ago as an...

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Conservation Milestones: Conservation to 20

Conservation Milestones: Conservation to 20

As our numeracy talks start to lean towards actual number talks, let’s look at conservation to 20! Conservation to 20 numeracy talks are appropriate towards the end of the kindergarten year (the last two or three months). In 1st grade, we would start conservation to...

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Conservation Milestones: Conservation to 10

Conservation Milestones: Conservation to 10

First grade is a big year - the transition from numeracy to number talks!  Beginning in PreK, we assess the kinesthetic level of our PreK students and begin to work on conservation to 5. In Kindergarten, we want to work with any students that need kinesthetic...

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Conservation Milestones: Conservation to Five

Conservation Milestones: Conservation to Five

Numeracy development is key at the beginning of the year! Within the first three weeks of starting school, whether you are a PreK or Kindergarten teachers, we want to find out where students are within their early math levels so you can plan for the rest of the year,...

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