id: 06448950
dt: j
an: 2015d.00418
au: Flick, Michael; Kuchey, Debbie
ti: Contest corner: increasing classroom discourse and computational fluency
through Number Talks.
so: Ohio J. Sch. Math. 71, 38-41 (2015).
py: 2015
pu: Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics (OCTM), Columbus, Oxford, OH
la: EN
cc: D42 C72
ut: primary education; teaching methods; daily routine; classroom conversation;
communication; mental computation; thinking; reasoning; problem-solving
strategies
ci:
li:
ab: From the text: Number Talks were introduced into elementary classrooms in
2010 and are gaining popularity in popular mathematics curriculum such
as Math Solutions, Math Perspectives, Math Coach and statewide
initiatives. Number Talks has become a teaching tool that is
appropriate at any grade level and is considered an effective means to
promote discourse in the mathematics classroom, while also improving
mental math and computational skills. The Number Talks process is an
effective means to solve mathematics contest problems with a class,
group, or math club when they are preparing for competition.
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