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Elementary School: Engaging in Mathematical Discourse

Clip 5/17: 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.


How do you invite your students to extend your thinking?

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