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Lesson

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

Clip 4/17: Day 3: Calling learners’ attention to the structure of a problem

Overview

Understanding and Reading Problems: Mia’s students have had practice using numbers in addition and subtraction without regrouping. She challenges them to think about “how the problem works-- the structure of the problem.” Mia adapts problems to the students in her class and their interests.

Consider:

How do you call your learners’ attention to the structure of a problem, and make it relevant to their lived experiences?