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Celebrate Mathematical Curiosity Christine Redford Spark the next generation’s natural inquisitiveness, put the Process Standards into action, and capitalize on teachable moments to foster conceptual understanding. 
Appendix of student questions and student work samples

Second Look: Focus Issue  Reasoning and Sense Making

Creating Spaces for Children’s Mathematical Reasoning Barbara Graves Reflect and Discuss Learn to listen to your students’ interactions to inform your instructional decision making. 
Reading Students’ Representations Carmel M. Diezmann and Natalie T. McCosker Students’ text, symbols, and graphics give teachers a glimpse into mathematical thinking associated with investigating the Peas problem. 
A Vehicle for Instructional Transformation Jen Munson and Tamyka S. Morant The journey of closing the assessmentinstruction loop begins with sustained, embedded professional development. 
3 Ways That Promote Student Reasoning Margaret Rathouz Reflect and Discuss Encourage children and their future teachers to question whether different solution methods are mathematically valid and to justify their reasoning. 
Bring • Do • Leave: Nurturing Reasoning and Sense Making Nicole R. Rigelman This planning guide supports teachers in thinking through instructional moves prior to lesson delivery, enabling a classroom culture rich in thinking and discourse. 
Completed example of the Bring  Do  Leave instructional planning guide

Number Talks Build Numerical Reasoning Sherry D. Parrish Strengthen accuracy, efficiency, and flexibility with these mental math and computation strategies. 