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Children are listening and learning from everything we say. The goal of the Kids Math Talk Podcast is to give parents and educators practical tips and insights that will deepen mathematical understanding while also encouraging the conversation about math to remain active and positive.

Children are listening and learning from everything we say. The goal of the Kids Math Talk Podcast is to give parents and educators practical tips and insights that will deepen mathematical understanding while also encouraging the conversation about math to remain active and positive.

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United States

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Children are listening and learning from everything we say. The goal of the Kids Math Talk Podcast is to give parents and educators practical tips and insights that will deepen mathematical understanding while also encouraging the conversation about math to remain active and positive.

Language:

English


Episodes

Advocating for Early Math with Carolyn Pfister and Lisa Grant

6/8/2021
Looking for some professional learning opportunities this summer? One focused on children ages 0 to 8 years is happening on June 25, 2021 - The Early Math Symposium. Tickets are absolutely free and there is a great lineup of speakers and breakout sessions. Listen to this episode for details about the symposium and all the Early Math Project has to offer. Support the show (https://paypal.me/kidsmathtalk?locale.x=en_US)

Duration:00:21:00

Family Roots - An Interview with Dr. and Mrs. Harrison

6/1/2021
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Duration:00:51:18

The Power of Listening to Children's Thinking - An Interview with Berkeley Everett, Christine Allen, and Karen Recinos

5/25/2021
Here on the Kids Math Talk Podcast we talk a lot about how children have so much to say. But do we as educators and parents really always take the time to listen? Today’s guests - Berkeley Everett, Christine Allen, and Karen Recinos - challenge us to shift our thinking about time as a constant and invite us to embrace the power that comes with slowing down and listening to children’s thinking. Support the show (https://paypal.me/kidsmathtalk?locale.x=en_US)

Duration:00:43:00

Math is Play! National Math Festival Preview with Dr. Emille Davie Lawrence

3/30/2021
This episode gives us a sneak peek into the Math is Play! Presentation by Dr. Emille Davie Lawrence that is a part of the the 2021 National Math Festival. Support the show (https://paypal.me/kidsmathtalk?locale.x=en_US)

Duration:00:12:38

Promoting Parent Partnerships with Video Feedback Loops - KMT Spotlight on Nick Harris

3/30/2021
KMT Spotlights Math Intervention Teacher Nick Harris and his successful framework for using a video feedback loop to create meaningful partnerships with parents of elementary students. Support the show (https://paypal.me/kidsmathtalk?locale.x=en_US)

Duration:00:49:50

Everything You Never Learned About Fractions- Part 2

3/16/2021
In this episode, Part 2 of the Everything You Never Learned About Fractions Series, we define the term and also discuss instructional moves for all elementary teachers, kindergarten through 5th grade, that lead to a deeper understanding of fractions. Be sure to pause right now and press that subscribe button to know when the next episodes about fractions understanding are released. Support the show (https://paypal.me/kidsmathtalk?locale.x=en_US)

Duration:00:17:00

Mathematizing Mindsets - An Interview with Janet, Mariana, and Kirsta

3/9/2021
Episode 21 we talk to a few of the authors of Mathematizing Your School: Creating a Culture for Math Success (2018) where we will learn what that term mathematize means, and about actionable items that can promote excitement, and a positive mindset towards math in the classroom, school, and district, no matter what math concept is being emphasized at the moment. Support the show (https://paypal.me/kidsmathtalk?locale.x=en_US)

Duration:00:43:07

Everything You Never Learned About Fractions- Part 1

3/2/2021
Kids should have time and space to learn concepts and should have the chance to talk about math and demonstrate understanding through performance tasks, not just paper and pencil activities. What follows is not an exhaustive explanation of fractions - This episode is focused on giving educators and parents some “look fors” and questions to ask to help children begin to explore their understanding of fractions as numbers. This episode talks about the 5 mental actions of fractions: Support...

Duration:00:15:32

5 Practices to Improve your Practice - An Interview with Peg Smith

2/23/2021
Today’s guest, Dr. Peg Smith, has written almost one hundred books and articles (that's so impressive) and she has devoted over two decades to creating research-based materials for teachers and teacher educators. In addition to receiving numerous awards for her accomplishments, she was an NCTM Lifetime Award recipient in 2019. She is an amazing gift to the mathematics education community and today she talks to us about her new book, The 5 Practices in Practice (2020)- Anticipating Student...

Duration:00:38:58

KMT Spotlight: Growth Mindset with Kendra Thurmond

2/16/2021
Today is the first of a new type of episode for our podcast. It’s called the KMT Spotlight which aims to highlight additional voices in the math community and celebrate all of the amazing things happening. We are looking for additional teachers, teacher educators, and parents for these episodes. If you would like to be a KMT Spotlight guest, email Desiree Harrison at kidsmathtalk@gmail.com or connect with her on Twitter (@kidsmathtalk). Support the show...

Duration:00:29:18

Why Does Representation Matter in the Math Classroom? - An Interview with Vada Gray

2/9/2021
In this 16th episode of the Kids Math Talk Podcast, host Desiree Harrison talks with educator Vada Gray about representation in the math classroom. Support the show (https://paypal.me/kidsmathtalk?locale.x=en_US)

Duration:00:38:46

How Do We Create Thinking Classrooms? - An Interview with Peter Liljedahl

2/2/2021
In episode 16, host Desiree Harrison talks with researcher and author Peter Liljedahl about his new book - Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics Grades K-12: 14 Teaching Practices for Enhancing Learning (2020) - which focuses on unpacking practices that promote growth, community, engagement, and positive mathematical identities in order to promote student centered classrooms. Support the show (https://paypal.me/kidsmathtalk?locale.x=en_US)

Duration:00:50:10

What's the Impact of Labeling Kids?- An Interview with Kaneka Turner

1/19/2021
In the 15th episode of the Kids Math Talk Podcast, Desiree Harrison talks to educator Kaneka Turner to learn more about the impact of labeling students in the math classroom. Support the show (https://paypal.me/kidsmathtalk?locale.x=en_US)

Duration:00:33:30

Connecting Numbers to our World - An Interview with Anna Gifty

12/1/2020
In episode 14, The Kids Math Talk Podcast host Desiree Harrison interviews economist Anna Gifty, who shares how she found the field of economics and is using her passion for the field to encourage and inspire others to connect numbers to our world. Support the show (https://paypal.me/kidsmathtalk?locale.x=en_US)

Duration:00:41:11

Student Discourse and Engagement Goals- An Interview with Paola Sztajn and Kristen Malzahn

11/17/2020
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Duration:00:38:39

Teaching Math Online - An Interview with Theresa Wills

11/10/2020
In the Season 2 opener, Podcast host and mathematics coach Desiree Harrison interviews Dr. Theresa Wills, author of the new book Teaching Math at a Distance (2020). Support the show (https://paypal.me/kidsmathtalk?locale.x=en_US)

Duration:00:21:04

Season 2 Trailer

11/10/2020
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Duration:00:00:37

Empowering Students as Math Learners - An Interview with DeAnn Huinker

8/18/2020
In this episode host Desiree Harrison talks to math educator professor and author DeAnn Huinker about the Mathematics Teaching Framework and how this can be used to empower students in both the face to face and online teaching environment. Support the show (https://paypal.me/kidsmathtalk?locale.x=en_US)

Duration:00:22:05

Increasing Active Engagement Online

8/11/2020
Mathematics Coach and Kids Math Talk Founder Desiree Harrison breaks down the three dimensions of engagement (Behavioral, Cognitive, Emotional) and gives practical suggestions for implementing strategies to increase each type of engagement. Strategies discussed: 1. Math Talk Moves 2. Wait Time 3. Classroom Jobs 4. "One of Three" Technique Support the show (https://paypal.me/kidsmathtalk?locale.x=en_US)

Duration:00:23:58

Creating an Online Kids Math Talk Community

8/4/2020
In this 8th episode of the podcast, math coach and Kids Math Talk founder Desiree Harrison discusses how to create a productive online Kids Math Talk Community with three strategies: 1. Knowing your own beliefs about teaching and learning 2. Easing into the school year 3. Establishing sociomathematical norms Support the show (https://paypal.me/kidsmathtalk?locale.x=en_US)

Duration:00:14:59