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Thanks for your interest in downloading a sample from Number Talks: Whole Number Computation.

In this book, author Sherry Parrish introduces what a classroom number talk is, shows how to lead meaningful number talk conversations, and shares how to build on students' mathematical reasoning to grow their understanding of whole number concepts. This resource provides more than 850 expertly designed number talks along with an extensive library of streaming video clips featuring number talks filmed in elementary classrooms.

In this sample, you’ll find:

  • An introduction to the key components of classroom number talks
  • A look at the role of the teacher during a number talk
  • Access to a classroom video showing a third-grade number talk on the topic of subtraction