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Lesson

Elementary School: Engaging in Mathematical Discourse

Clip 18/18: Day 158: Engaging in devising students’ own problems

Overview

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?