day 2: inviting students to extend the teacher’s thinking

day 2: inviting students to extend the teacher’s thinking

Paraphrasing and Extending Discourse: When Mia introduces new mathematical tools, she engages her students in practicing language used around the tool and its use. Her students share their ideas, and Mia encourages them to add on to and extend each others’ thinking.

CONSIDER:
How do you invite your students to extend your thinking?

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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