Series: Focus on the Child

Second Grade Problem Solving with Child 5

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This second grader works to make sense of a non-routine problem with several addends. She makes a graph to model when trying to trying to think though the math problem. This is one unique way to solve math problems for 2nd grade.

Focus on the Child videos are taken from one-on-one interviews with individual children. The interviews are designed to elicit evidence of children’s mathematical thinking. They are not teaching episodes or formal assessments.