Achieving Rich Mathematical Discourse by Relinquishing Power

Rediscover the power of discourse where students explore the joy of math and establish their identities as mathematical learners. Learn teacher discourse talk moves that will give your students space to deeply understand mathematics and strengthen your mathematical learning community. Engage in math activities that you can use tomorrow, to challenge ALL kids to talk & appreciate each other’s mathematical thinking.

Target Audience

3-5 & K-2


Friday 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Room Nordic (Westin)
The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler

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  • Barbara Blanke

    Dr. Barb Blanke is a teacher, teacher educator, author, and an enthusiastic advocate for mathematics education. Currently she is an international educational consultant, providing on-site and remote professional learning & coaching workshops. Her most recent publication is Mathematical Discourse: Let the Kids Talk! by Shell Publications. She advocates that the whole school community can deeply understand the beauty of mathematics when working together to engage ALL students as lifelong learners.