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I spy 11 spiders. I spy 1 pretzel How many hats can you find? I spy the calculator. I spy

October 30, 2018
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I spy 11 spiders. I spy 1 pretzel How many hats can you find? I spy the calculator. I spy

May 23, 2018
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Ask your students to look and share what they see. Potential discussion topics: How many shapes? How many of each

May 7, 2018
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What do you notice? What do you wonder? What shapes do you see? What else do you see? How many

May 1, 2018
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How many? How many cars? How many of each colour? How can you sort them?

March 29, 2018
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If you’d prefer a prompt with only one correct answer try this one below.

January 9, 2018
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Draw each outfit set. How does it change for these outfits? How many different outfits now?

January 8, 2018
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Thinking: Which one doesn't belong? How would you defend your answer? Cam you pursuade others to share your perspective/belief? And

December 6, 2017
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This is how one student counted the squares @MathBeforeBed @catholic_hill pic.twitter.com/fZZHmJAqSg — Kirsty Chamberland (@K_Chamberland) December 7, 2017

November 14, 2017
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\ \ What could be the answers if there weren’t the same number of dots under each splat?\ \ Read

November 10, 2017
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Thinking from young ones: Math Talk today- Counting poppies and seeing patterns @Breslau_Rm8 Thanks @MathBeforeBed for the picture pic.twitter.com/8shjV6K5j0 —

September 25, 2017
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\ \ You can also sum the little squares by adding 1+3+5+7+9+11+13 ((yellow)+(blue)+(green)+(orange)+(red)+(dark blue)+(burgundy)). Since visually this forms a square

September 23, 2017
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\ \ The purple squares can be represented by 1+2+3+4+5+6 and can be visually seen by finding half the area

September 22, 2017
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\ \ Do you see any patterns? How many tops? How many jars?

September 19, 2017
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\ \ Answer together all the wondering questions your child has.\ \ Possible Questions to push the talk further:\ \

July 16, 2017
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\ \ Encourage counting various types. How many cooked cookies? How many uncooked? How many rows? Columns? As always discuss

July 7, 2017
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\ \ What could you and your child count in this picture? Predict how many more “turns” until it falls

July 3, 2017
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\ \ Ask your child how they counted the faces? Then ask them to count them a different way.\ \

July 1, 2017
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\ \ Kyle Pearce has shared a math challenge for each day in June to prepare for today, Canada’s 150

June 23, 2017
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\ Alright parents. Create your own question to ask your child. \ Possible questions: If the green hippo eats some

June 22, 2017
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\ \ How many cherries should be in the 7th pile if the pattern continues? Create another pattern that starts

June 20, 2017
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\ \ How many little squares are there in total after completing the big square? What are other square numbers?

June 18, 2017
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\ \ How can you count them differently? If you ate one of the groups, how many would be left?

June 15, 2017
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\ \ After your child counts the dots say “another child counted them in a different way. How might he/she

June 6, 2017
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\ \ Possible discussion Questions: Who has eaten the most? Who has eaten the least? How many marbles are still

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