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

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


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.


How do you come to know your students as mathematicians?