day 14: students assume responsibility for communicating with precision

day 14: students assume responsibility for communicating with precision

Using Precise Language: In the beginning of the year, all students are learning to communicate with increasingly precise language. Mia recognizes that students will take some time to express themselves and gives adequate wait time to support students.

CONSIDER:
How do your students attend to precision in the beginning of the year?

These videos are discussed in the Inside Mathematics guide "Engaging in Mathematical Discourse, Mia Buljan, 2nd grade," one of 10 practice-focused guides on building classroom climates for mathematical learning.

The videos document key mathematical practices observed in teacher Mia Buljan's 2nd grade classroom over the course of a school year. In the guide (available as a PDF or an iBook download), you can explore extended narratives and questions for reflection around "engaging in mathematical discourse."

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