Math Talks
It is highly important for students to be given the opportunity to talk about their mathematical thinking.

Math is Everywhere! Using illustrations to find math.

Why Number Talks?

Teacher Videos demonstrating Math Talks
Oceans of Fun First Grade (blog explaining how a 1st grade teacher uses Math Talks in her classroom)

105 Math Journal Prompts (K) - just print on labels and stick in journals

Guess My Number

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The Answer Is...Stategy for Math

What is it? Why teach it?

Use the interactive dice found in your SMART Notebook software.

Dreambox Teacher Tools Register for free access to tools for teaching subitizing.

Tally Cards, Finger Cards, & Numeral Cards for matching numbers 1-10.

Available at the App store for the iPad:
  • Subitising Flash Cards
  • Friends of Ten
  • Ladybird Maths
  • PlaceValue

Number Sense

5 Frame Tool Interactive site
10 Frame Tool Interactive site

Beyond Fingers: Place Value

Van de Walle K-3 resources

Van de Walle Blackline Masters

Interactive 100s Chart
Addition within 100
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Can be downloaded FREE from TPT store.

Other Number Sense Activities

Game for composing and decomposing numbers.

Kentucky Numeracy Project

Kentucky Numeracy Project Registration is free and gives access to many teacher resources for teaching K-2 math standards.

Kentucky Numeracy Project Intervention Guide (.xls)- revised March 23, 2012

With registration, see the following archived videos addressing specific math concepts:
KNP Webinar Session 1 - Introduction
KNP Webinar Session 2 - Number Words and Numerals
KNP Webinar Session 3 – Structuring to Five and Ten
KNP Webinar Session 4 - Addition and Subtraction
KNP Webinar Session 5 - Structuring to Twenty
KNP Webinar Session 6 - Advanced Addition and Subtraction
KNP Webinar Session 7 - Multiplication and Division
KNP Webinar Session 8 - Tens and Ones