Series: Focus on the Child

Solving a Problem with Both Parts Unknown with Child 39

Solving a Problem with Both Parts Unknown with Child 39
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This child encounters a new type of problem situation: a part-part-whole story where both parts are unknown. He is uncertain how to model the problem at first but has some success with adult support.

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.