# Clip 8/12: Day 14: Observing students’ use of tools to diagnose their thinking and strategy

## Overview

Using Classroom Supports: By using tools to show their thinking, students are able to make explicit their mathematical understandings and evaluate the soundness of their approach, and Mia is able to use questions to help each student take the next step.

Using Classroom Supports: By using tools to show their thinking, students are able to make explicit their mathematical understandings and evaluate the soundness of their approach, and Mia is able to use questions to help each student take the next step.

### Consider:

How do you check in with children’s thinking? What questions do you ask?