Making Number Talks Matter : Developing Mathematical Practices and Deepening Understanding, Grades 4-10
Using insight gained from many years of doing Number Talks with students of all ages, Ruth and Cathy provide questions to pose during Number Talks, teacher moves that turn thinking over to students, the mathematics behind the strategies, and ways to overcome bumps in the road.
- Paperback | 216 pages
- 152 x 229 x 17.78mm | 450g
- 30 Apr 2015
- Stenhouse Publishers
- York, Maine, United States
About Cathy Humphreys
Ruth Parker is a former classroom teacher and has spent over 20 years leading professional development for math teachers in grades K-12. She is currently the CEO of the Mathematics Education Collaborative, preparing the next generation of mathematics teacher leaders for Washington state.
She received her master's degree and her Ph.D. from the University of Oregon. "Nothing is more satisfying than watching my students develop a sense of agency, a curiosity about new mathematical ideas, and an awareness that they have mathematical ideas worth sharing," Ruth says of her love of teaching.
Ruth loves to hike, especially in the Pacific Northwest, and playing with her grandchildren.