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Lesson

Elementary School: Making Sense of One’s Own and Others’ Learning

Clip 3/17: Day 2: Coming to know students as mathematicians

Overview

Understanding and Reading Problems: In the first weeks of school, Mia describes general challenges for her students in understanding “ten-ness,” and challenges with accuracy in counting. She understands that she both needs to develop their understanding and uncover and challenge prior conceptions they may have about how numbers work.

Consider:

How do you come to know your students as mathematicians?