## Talk

Another important piece of communication is the ability to talk about mathematical ideas. Here are some articles that address discussion and oral communication in math.

Here is a terrific example of third grade students talking about the ways in which they solve mental math and word problems.

Here is a terrific example of third grade students talking about the ways in which they solve mental math and word problems.

Number talks are terrific activities for developing mental math activities while encouraging students to talk about the ideas they used to solve a problem. Here are some resources for conducting number talks.

You can find helpful resources for conducting number talks at my Pinterest site.

- Number Talks Build Numerical Reasoning (PDF)
- Number Talks Toolkit
- Number Talks: Video Clips - Watch some examples of teachers implementing numbers talks in their classroom.
- Number Talks Webinar

You can find helpful resources for conducting number talks at my Pinterest site.