# negative numbers

Cold snap

## Cold snap

Below zero temperatures lead to comparisons of positive and negative numbers, and the solution to 4 – (-1).

February is “Talking Math with Other People’s Kids” month

## February is “Talking Math with Other People’s Kids” month

You won't be hearing much from Griffin and Tabitha this month. Instead, you'll hear from other children and their parents who have talked math and have shared their conversations with me. It will be a ton of fun to get a peek into these other households, and to see...

Guess the temperature

## Guess the temperature

This post is from last year on my math teaching blog. Presently we (along with much of the American Midwest) are in the middle of a serious cold snap. So I have edited and remixed it for the Talking Math with Your Kids audience. This morning's situation....

The biggest number

## The biggest number

I do not recall the beginning of this conversation, but I do recall that we were eating pizza at the dinner table when Tabitha anticipated my turn in the dicussion. Tabitha (6 years old): I know what you're going to say, Daddy. "Counting never ends." Me: I suppose...