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Part A

Observing Student Communication
  Introduction | Sample Play | Possible Moves | Possible Options | Student Work | Questions and Answers | Observe a Classroom | Classroom Practice | Your Journal

 
 

We've just observed a game involving fractions with a focus on communication. Now we'd like you to write about your own classroom practice. Read the following questions and answer one in light of the students and content you teach.


Questions to write and reflect about:
  • What types of mathematical communication are you interested in trying in your own classroom? How will you go about doing that? What are you hoping to gain from this work?
  • How do your practices compare to those in the video? For example, is your communication about student errors similar to or different from this teacher's?
Three ways to write and reflect:
  • Use pen and paper.
  • Use a word processor.
  • Use the form below.
Be sure to save what you have written before you navigate out of the journal section.



journal

Your work will be displayed in a printer-friendly format to enable you to print.

Thanks for writing in your journal. Please keep your entries in whatever format you choose -- you will find them useful for reference later.

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