Reflection: Problem-based Approaches Ways to Make 7 with Simple Tech - Section 2: Independent Practice


It is hard to step back.  It is especially hard to see my little guys doing algebra and not commenting on how exciting that is.  Conversely, for the students who are sitting and feeling clueless, it’s hard to not help out a little. 

This is the students’ moment, though—it is not about me and my efforts to support them.  Sometimes, there simply are no easy answers, and the struggle is essential.  Heaven knows—every day I struggle with questions about the students’ learning—and I almost never get a simple answer! 

  Stepping Back
  Problem-based Approaches: Stepping Back
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Ways to Make 7 with Simple Tech

Unit 10: Decomposing Numbers
Lesson 9 of 12

Objective: SWBAT to record different combinations to make 7.

Big Idea: We have so much with our iPads that they make the challenging activity of writing a variety of equations equalling 7 just a little bit easier!

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Math, Number Sets, whole numbers
  35 minutes
lots of fun ideas
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