Kids Math Talk

Education Podcasts

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.

Location:

United States

Description:

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

Playing in the Math Sandbox - An interview with Kim Morrow-Leong and Sara Delano Moore

3/1/2022
Do you ever feel like there just isn’t enough time to let kids play with math? To let them explore the meaning of math word problems before solving them? Today’s guests talk all about a metaphorical sandbox that gives children the space and time to play, explore, engage, represent, and translate these problems into something meaningful to them. We’ll also learn about operational sense, using five different mathematical representations, and strategies to bring back to your teaching...

Duration:00:45:50

Making Math Come to Life! An Interview with TJ Jemison

2/1/2022
I’m excited to have one of the authors of the series, Math By The Book join us for this episode. The Math by the Book series has a bundle for kindergarten through 5th grade and uses children’s literature as a vehicle for engagement, authenticity, and understanding the value of including context in our work with children to help them make connections about the world. Teachers are always looking to outside resources to build up their collection of activities and relevant tasks. Today’s episode...

Duration:00:36:14

Season 4 Trailer

1/30/2022
New Episodes will now be released on the 1st Tuesday of the month, with another break for the summer. Stay safe and keep the Kids Math Talk going strong. Season 4 of the Kids Math Talk podcast starts February 1, 2022. Support the show

Duration:00:01:05

Why Do 5 Frames Matter? KMT Parent Resource #1

11/2/2021
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Duration:00:04:06

Exploring Basic Math Fact Fluency - An Interview with Dr. Nicki, Dr. Alison J. Mello, Ann Elise Record

10/26/2021
Today's guests offer their expertise in how to set up your classroom for exploration and journey towards basic math fact fluency. Support the show

Duration:01:00:39

Culturally Responsive Teaching and Making Tasks accessible- Part 3 of an interview with Pam and Dawn

9/28/2021
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Duration:00:12:37

Bonus Episode - Making Connections with Pam and Dawn

9/28/2021
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Duration:00:10:21

Increasing Equity for All Learners and Creating a Shared Background- Part 1 of an interview with Pam and Dawn

9/21/2021
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Duration:00:19:07

Increasing Equity for All Learners by Using Wait Time - Part 2 of an interview with Pam and Dawn

9/21/2021
Welcome to Part 2 of the mini-series on increasing equity for all learners. Here we continue to learn from Pam and Dawn about the guiding principles that are a part of Math Recovery and also about the importance of using wait time with all learners. Support the show

Duration:00:17:52

How Do We Build Financial Literacy? Strategies for Young Learners - An Interview with Lindsay Gold

9/14/2021
Kids Math Talk Podcast Host Desiree Harrison interviews Dr. Lindsay A. Gold, author of the book, On the Money: Mathematics Activities to Build Financial Literacy Grades K-5. Support the show

Duration:00:32:54

Empowering Children as Decision Makers - An Interview with Jenny and John

9/7/2021
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Duration:00:37:26

Redefining and Empowering Math Identities - A preview of the Math Equity Conference with Dr. Jamila Riser

8/31/2021
In this 34th episode of the podcast, host Desiree Harrison talks with Dr. Jamila Riser about the upcoming Math Equity Conference (October 8, 2021). Delaware Mathematics & STEM (Virtual) Conference Support the show

Duration:00:26:55

Engaging Parents in Math- An Interview with Hilary and Matthew

8/24/2021
It seems like everyone always has an opinion about math and how math should be taught, especially to elementary students. With teachers learning and implementing an influx of new strategies, methods, and assessment plans, parents are often feeling left out of discussions about these techniques and as a result rely on how they were taught as a visual model for how children should be taught math today. Research shows us, however, that rote memorization and solely abstract representations are...

Duration:00:29:17

Connecting Math, Literacy, and Growth Mindset- An Interview with Alice Aspinall

8/17/2021
Today’s episode supports us in strengthening these skill sets as we learn alongside an author who is intertwining Math, Literacy, and Growth Mindset to build positive math identities and Kids Math Talk. Host Desiree Harrison talks with author and math educator and author Alice Aspinall. Support the show

Duration:00:31:30

How Are You Positioning Multilingual Students? Empowering Math Learners - An Interview with Kathryn Chval

8/10/2021
The Math education world talks a lot about positioning students for success, but What exactly is positioning? Turns out that the definition of positioning in the education world is not just about the physical location of one student versus another. Host Desiree Harrison interviews Dr. Kathryn Chval, highlighting the book, Teaching Math to Multilingual Students, Grades K-8: Positioning English Learners for Success, that she co-authored. Topics Explored: 1. What is positioning theory and...

Duration:00:52:37

Building Math Coherence in your School-An Interview with Karen Karp, Barbara Dougherty, Sarah Bush

8/3/2021
In Episode 30, Kids Math Talk host Desiree Harrison talks with the authors of The Math Pact series, Karen Karp, Barbara Dougherty, and Sarah Bush about: 1. What is a Mathematics Whole School Agreement? 2. How does using this Agreement build coherence and increase mathematical identities and student agency? 3. How do parents and educators get started? Support the show

Duration:00:44:01

Implementing Rich Math Tasks - An Interview with Delise Andrews and Sorsha T. Mulroe

8/3/2021
Are you wondering what makes something a rich math task? Or how you implement them into your classroom? In this episode, host Desiree Harrison talks with Delise Andrews and Sorsha T. Mulroe, two of the co-authors of the grades 4-5 version of the Corwin book series, Classroom-Ready Rich Math Tasks: Engaging Students in Doing Math, to answer these questions and more. Classroom-Ready Rich Math Tasks: Engaging Students in Doing Math Series Links K-1 version 2-3 version 4-5 version Support...

Duration:00:30:02

Season 3 Trailer

7/26/2021
Season 3 of the Kids Math Talk podcast is almost here! We will continue to explore mathematics teaching and learning with interviews from scholars in the math education world, and we’ll also continue to break down definitions and offer practical tips for educators and parents. There’s also going to be another giveaway of professional learning books and digital manipulatives subscriptions. You can enter this giveaway starting July 27, 2021 by heading to kidsmathtalk.com or by finding the...

Duration:00:00:59

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

Duration:00:21:00

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

6/1/2021
Today’s guests are Dr. Ernest and Karen Harrison - my parents. I have to thank them for taking this risk and allowing me to interview them and upload this for the world to hear a small part of their stories. I hope this will encourage you to interview your families and reflect on how this history might be influencing your thoughts and beliefs about the teaching and learning of mathematics. Support the show

Duration:00:51:18