Session 163: Does That Make Sense in the Story?

  • Monday, April 7, 2014
  • 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
  • Max Ray
  • Taking time at the beginning of a problem-solving session to listen to student thinking pays off during independent work time. We’ll look at the difficult transition from reading a word problem to beginning to solve it, using student work, videos, and vignettes from upper-elementary and middle-school classrooms. I’ll share activities that make student thinking visible, provide opportunities for formative assessment, and help students compare ideas and develop their own sense-making strategies.




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