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DescriptionIn the second clip from this session, researcher Carolyn Maher asked the students if they felt confident to justify their solution to the problem: Which is larger, one half or one third, and by how...

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DescriptionIn the sixth clip Erik and Alan worked on the task: Which is larger, one half or three fourths. Erik showed, using the orange and red train as one, that the difference between the two fractions was...

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DescriptionIn the second of five clips from this classroom session, Alan worked alone at his desk on a new task that the researcher, Amy Martino, had posed. He built models to find the difference between one...

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DescriptionIn the fourth of five clips from this classroom session, the researcher, Amy Martino, returned to Alan and questioned him about the third model that he had built for finding the difference between one...

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DescriptionIn the seventh clip, Erik and Alan worked to extend their model using the orange and red train to show fourths and halves. They concluded that three fourths was larger than two thirds by one twelfth....

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DescriptionIn the second clip, David and Meredith worked on building models to represent their solution to the problem: Which is larger, two thirds or three quarters, and by how much. David first built two...

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DescriptionIn the fourth clip Erik repeated the explanation of his model to the classroom teacher. His model consisted of a train of three orange and one dark green rod and lined up four blue rods. He lined up...

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DescriptionIn the second clip, researcher Carolyn Maher asked the students to build a model to show which is bigger, two thirds or one half, and by how much. The students worked with their partners to solve the...

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DescriptionIn the second clip, Kimberly and Audra worked together on the task: Which is larger one half or three fourths. Kimberly built a model using an orange and red train, two dark green rods, and four light...

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DescriptionIn the fifth clip Michael and Brian extended their model using the orange and red train to show thirds and twelfths in addition to fourths. They showed that the difference between two thirds and three...