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Lesson

Elementary School: Using Tools in Support of Mathematical Thinking

Clip 1/12: Day 2: Activating students’ sense of wonder in the use of tools for real-life situations

Overview

Presenting and Selecting Tools: At the beginning of the year, Mia engages her students in matching tools to best use. She asks a student using cubes to measure classroom items “Can you test it? Could you measure this? What would it look like if you measured that?”

Consider:

How does Mia activate students’ sense of wondering in the use of tools for real-life situations?