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Lesson

Elementary School: Engaging in Mathematical Discourse

Clip 15/18: Day 110: Engaging students in using tools to show and explain their thinking to each other

Overview

Paraphrasing and Extending Discourse: As her students begin to understand how to read problems, Mia challenges her students to build on to each others’ ideas. She reinforces students’ adding on information to deepen understanding of the problem. Students describe their strategies and compare them to each others’.

Consider:

How does Mia engage her students in using tools to show and explain their thinking to each other?