Math Talk Fun: Numbers and Problems That Really Make You Think

Math talks are an excellent way to develop number sense and computational fluency. In this ongoing class, learners will engage in mathematical conversations that will make their mathematical reasoning and mental math abilities stronger.
Mrs. Kristi
114 total reviews for this teacher
New class

25 minutes

per class

Once per week

every week


year olds


learners per class

per learner

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Next on Thu Jun 30

Meets Once per week
6pm - 6:25pm

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Class Experience

Learners will develop their mental math strategies for solving problems with all four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division).
Many different strategies will be seen in our math talks. To name a few:
-Making Ten, Landmark Numbers
-Doubles/Near Doubles, Place Value Understanding, Multiplicative Comparisons, Fractional Comparisons
-Making Ten, Adding Up in Chunks, Prime Numbers, Multiplication
-Adding Up, Friendly Numbers, Place Value, Finding Factors
-Doubling and Halving, Partial Products, Algebraic Thinking, Fractional Thinking
-Partial Quotients, Algebraic Thinking, Comparing Fractions, Area
-Repeated Subtraction Strategy, Multiplication, Division, Rounding
-Rounding Numbers, Creating Equations, Partial Quotients, Partial Products, Fractional Comparisons
-Comparing Equations, Finding Factors, Word Problems, Algebraic Thinking, Proportional Reasoning
No supplies are required. However, these optional items may be helpful to think out problems.
-pencil and paper
-whiteboard and marker
25 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Mrs. Kristi
Lives in the United States
Fun, Energetic, Experienced Teacher | Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education
114 total reviews
155 completed classes

About Me

Hello, my name is Kristi. I am a married fur-mom to two dogs, Olaf and Olivia. I enjoy reading, being outdoors, learning new things, and going on adventures with my husband! 

I have a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education. I... 
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