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Deb's Past Math Focus and Inquiry Groups


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Links to Math Related Websites

Math Content Overviews by GRADE

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STRANDS: of Mathematical Profieciency


  • Problem solving
  • Reasoning and proof
  • Communication
  • Representation
  • Connections
  • Adaptive reasoning
  • Strategic competence
  • Conceptual understanding (comprehension of mathematical concepts, operations and relations)
  • Procedural fluency (skill in carrying out procedures flexibly, accurately, efficiently and appropriately)
  • Productive disposition (habitual inclination to see mathematics as sensible, useful, and worthwhile, coupled with a belief in diligence and one’s own efficacy).


Deb's Algebra Lesson 1


Deb's Algebra Lesson 2


Deb's Math Resources

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Sample of Math Content Overview

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What All Kids Should Know About Math


Links to Explore

Munch, Munch Math with Raven Graham

Munch, Munch Math 2 with Raven Graham

Number talks sites on PINTEREST

Judith's pins for NUMBER TALKS 

Number Talk intro Teacher talk about number talks

4th grade teacher talks about Number Talks

Goals of CGI from Iowa Dept. of Education 

Video of Dr. Susan Empson talking about CGI 

Number Bonds to Ten from the National Centre for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics

The Wise Owl Factory

Sidwell Friends School Wednesday Morning Math

CGI: The Kindergarten Files Free iTunes video podcasts

Problem Solving Workshop in 2nd Grade with Mia


Math Practices Grades K-12

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Here's Johnnie!

Johnnie is my friend and lives right here in our area. He's got many more videos for kids. Let your kids hang out with him as he ponders mathematical thinking around multiplication. Also, check out his math page at




The Mathematics of Hope by Jo Boaler

Number Talks

Number Sense

Jo Boaler again!


Kindergarten Number Talk


Ten Frames and Dot Cards









Sherry Parish Talks about the Thinking and Numerical Reasoning of Kids



Number Talks Video samples

Parent Roadmaps to Common Core Math Standards by Grade Level 

The Council of the Great City Schools' parent roadmaps in mathematics provide guidance to parents about what their children will be learning and how they can support that learning in grades K-8. These parent roadmaps for each grade level also provide  three-year snapshots showing how selected standards progress from year to year so that students will be college and career ready upon their graduation from high school.


PTA Parent Toolkits

Free Online Class for parents or students

If you are interested in Jo Boaler's "How to Learn Math: For Students" course, the course is available here: How to Learn Math: For Students

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