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Lesson

Elementary School: Taking Responsibility for Learning

Clip 9/19: Day 3: Building engagement with new tools and strategies

Overview

Promoting and Requiring Active Engagement: Mia scaffolds her learners in exploring ideas of exchange (e.g. tens for breakable tens), and connects her elementary students’ explorations to eventual acquisition of more sophisticated mathematical ideas. She’s strongly aware of how important it is that students’ enthusiasm to explore their tools.

Consider:

How do you build engagement with new tools and strategies?