November 17, 2018
This second grader uses a known number combination (3 + 9) to solve a subtraction problem, showing an understanding of how addition and subtraction are related as inverse operations. 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.
This second grader demonstrates an interesting choice for a mathematical model by graphing.
This second grader uses derived facts to solve mentally. Just one example of mental math strategies used by elementary students.
A kindergarten student organizes shape blocks by the various shapes of their faces.