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DescriptionIn clip seven, researcher Carolyn Maher told the students to use the remaining class time to challenge their partners with problems using the rods. Erik asked Alan, “If a light green was one third,...
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DescriptionThis video was recorded during the first of many research sessions in a yearlong study conducted in a fourth grade classroom by researcher Carolyn Maher and colleagues. At the start of this session,...
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DescriptionIn the fifth of eight clips from this session, researcher Carolyn Maher asked the class to give a number name for the red rod if the brown rod was called one. Danielle explained that it would be...
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DescriptionIn the first clip a visitor worked with Danielle and Gregory on the second task of comparing two third and one half. Danielle showed her using the twelve-centimeter long model, that three fourths was...
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DescriptionIn the fourth clip from this session, Jessica reported that Jackie and Kelly’s argument was different than their original argument in which they had showed the difference between one half and one...
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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...
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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 first clip, researcher Carolyn Maher began the session with a discussion about a model that Mark had made for another class. The model was comprised of a boat, a fish, and two children. The...
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DescriptionIn the third clip, researcher Amy Martino then worked with Mark and Laura. Mark justified his solution using each model he built. The researcher asked Mark if he thought that a different model might...
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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...