Invite Parent Literacy Leaders to Repeat Key School Words at Home

If children must hear and use a new word 24 times before 80% of them can remember it, teachers will need help making sure special words...

Math is Everywhere - Math Talk Prepares Toddlers for the World

Parents who talk about big ideas in math prepare their children to do well in school and at home. What are big math ideas? Math is more...

Make Home-School Connections With Math Talk Conversations

Invite parents to explore the meanings of the word “more” at home while their children explore the math of more at school. Give families...

How to Teach Math the Short Way

Nature provides babies with millions of neurons for learning math. However, nature depends on parents and families to identify and name...

Everyday Words are Math Words

What do empty, full, same, and different have in common? They are all concepts you can teach using math talk. Learn how to teach your...

Jump Start Your Baby’s Math Brain

Children are born with the capacity to understand abstract math ideas like “more.” When you talk about more milk, more applesauce or more...

Teach Children That the World is Organized through Math Play

What is Math Talk? Math is more than numbers. It is an abstract way of solving problems. Math uses patterns, measurement, logic and order...

Play Teaches Children to Solve Math Problems

Babies’ brains are born to understand big math ideas such as more/no more or same/different. When they play, they use these ideas but...

Math is Everywhere

Toddlers play with math ideas, but they need parents to name the concepts.