Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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Part A

Observing Student Communication
  Introduction | Student Work | Group Example | Classroom Practice | Observe a Classroom | Your Journal


We've just seen how one student communicated about the solution to a problem. Here is another example that includes group work on a related problem.

Start with a scalene triangle, that is, a triangle with three sides of different lengths. Make one cut, and rearrange the pieces to make a parallelogram. How do you know the figure is a parallelogram?

Scalene Triangle

Think about how a teacher would set up this problem. What might student solutions sound like?

Next  Observe this problem in a real classroom

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