day 158: engaging in devising students’ own problems

day 158: engaging in devising students’ own problems

The View from Day 158: Moving into the last weeks of the school year, Mia’s students actively engage in mathematical discourse. In second grade, that looks like active and enthusiastic participation, identifying problem structures and articulating possible questions that could be asked of a scenario.

CONSIDER:
What similarities and differences do you notice between second and eighth graders’ math discourse?

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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