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AdministratorOctober 25, 2021 at 6:23 am
One thing we have noticed is that often the students we have traditionally considered to be stronger are actually not yet ready to articulate their thinking. So while they might be able to show an algorithm, the communication of this thinking is hard because they themselves aren’t sure why it works. This is where using models – concrete and visual – can help bridge the gap between a student who is struggling and a student who is seemingly strong.