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Elementary School: Using Tools in Support of Mathematical Thinking

Clip 9/12: Day 14: Helping students understand the purpose of the pocket 100 chart


Using Classroom Supports: Mia uses charts to engage students in understanding numerical relationships; in the third week of school, she engages her students in counting backwards from 99 to 0, highlighting patterns in place value.


How can a “game” approach help students understand the purpose of tools like a pocket 100 chart?

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