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Elementary School: Taking Responsibility for Learning

Clip 17/19: Day 158: Generating possible problems


Establishing and following Classroom Routines: Late in the year, Mia’s students are also able to derive their own math problems from a given scenario. Mia challenges her students to invent problems that match five purple frogs and 4 blue frogs in a pond, assuming agency, authority and identity as mathematicians.


How can you develop scenarios with your students and then have them generate possible problems they could pose?

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