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Date Created2014-02-12
DescriptionThis session marked a departure from those preceding it as it centered around a different activity. Instead of using Cuisenaire rods to represent fractions, the students were provided ribbons, meter...
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DescriptionIn the fourth of five clips from a single class session, we see two students, Jessica and Andrew, placing unit fractions, ranging from 1/10 to 1/2, on a number line segment with endpoints labelled 0...
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DescriptionIn this clip, the first of five clips from a single class session, the researcher asks the students to review how they were able to show that 1/4 is larger than 1/9 by 5/36. The students had worked...
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Date Created2014-02-18
DescriptionThis session was recorded on the first of two days during which a group of students explored the concepts of surface area and volume while using Cuisenaire rods as manipulative and context for a...
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DescriptionIn this raw footage, full-session video, Dr. Davis first introduces Gunnar Gjone as a visiting mathematics educator from Norway. The researcher, Carolyn Maher, begins the session by asking the...
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DescriptionThis raw footage, full-session video, focuses on the overhead for the first 39 minutes and then on the class as they are working on the problems. Dr. Davis introduces Gunnar Gjone as a visiting...
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DescriptionIn this raw footage video that ends midway in the session, Dr. Davis introduces Gunnar Gjone as a visiting mathematics educator from Norway. The researcher, Carolyn Maher, begins the session by asking...
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DescriptionAmy Martino began the session by asking the students to discuss the task that they had worked on during the previous two sessions: Which is larger, two thirds or three fourths, and by how much?...
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Date Created2014-02-07
DescriptionThe session began with a whole class discussion about the problems that the students had worked on the day before. Afterwards, the students worked with their partners on two series of tasks. These...
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Date Created2014-02-07
DescriptionDuring this session, Carolyn Maher asked the students to find the number of one third meter long bows from three, nine, twenty-seven, and eighty-one meters of ribbon. The students worked in partners...