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SCSC - Number Talks: Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages

Number Talks are five to fifteen minute classroom conversations around purposefully crafted problems that are solved mentally. Teachers can use student strategies as a way to assess what math their students are struggling with understanding. Students number sense and mental math abilities are strengthened through this daily classroom practice.  

TESS components addressed for this workshop include:   1A, 2B, 3B, 3C, and 3D.

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Based on the work by Sherry Parrish and Ann Dominick, this training entails learning to conduct five to fifteen minute mental math lessons that will assist students in building fluency with fractions, decimals, and percents. The training offers teachers concrete steps to stimulate the kind of rich discourse that helps students make sense of numbers, gain confidence, and develop the critical thinking skills they need to be successful. For member districts of the SCSC Professional Development Consortium the fee has been waived. All other participants including nurses and paraprofessionals will pay the listed fee. All professional development (PD) sessions require a minimum number of participants. If the minimum number is not met; the

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Session ID:
Credits Available:
(6) Hours
Seats Filled:
20 / 20
Contact Person:
Leah Stinnett
Leah Stinnett
Audiences:  4, 5-8
Date Time Location
7/18/2018 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM South Central Service Cooperative - Ouachita County Public Library - County Library Meeting Room