How Did You Solve That? (Video)

Small-Group Math Exchanges with Young Students

How Did You Solve That? offers a glimpse into two classrooms (seventy minutes of classroom footage) as teachers Kassia Omohundro Wedekind, author of the popular book Math Exchanges, and Rachel Knieling facilitate small-group math meetings with their kindergarten and second-grade students. See what small-group math exchanges look like, sound like, and feel like, and hear from Kassia and Rachel as they plan, teach, and reflect on their math conferences.

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How Did You Solve That? offers a glimpse into two classrooms (seventy minutes of classroom footage) as teachers Kassia Omohundro Wedekind, author of the popular book Math Exchanges, and Rachel Knieling facilitate small-group math meetings with their kindergarten and second-grade students. See what small-group math exchanges look like, sound like, and feel like, and hear from Kassia and Rachel as they plan, teach, and reflect on their ma...read more

About the Author(s)

Kassia Omohundro Wedekind spent many wonderful years as a classroom teacher and math coach in Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia and now splits her time between being an independent math coach and an editor at Stenhouse Publishers. Her favorite days are spent in classrooms learning from the many ways children talk, listen and negotiate meaning together.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 0:00-4:17 (4:17)

Kindergarten

  • The Jewel Problem: Clarifying Thinking 4:17-14:13 (9:56)
  • The Candy Corn Problem: Pushing for Understanding 14:14-26:30 (12:16)
  • The Snack Problem: Persistent Problem Solving 26:31-37:13 (10:42)

Getting Started with Math Exchanges 37:14-40:44 (3:30)

Second Grade

  • The Orange Problem: Sharing Strategies 40:45-54:13 (13:28)
  • The Insect Problem: Successful Modeling Strategies 54:14-1:06:28 (12:14)

Afterword 1:06:29-1:09:47 (3:18)

Special Section: Frequently Asked Questions 1:09:48-1:27:39 (17:51)

Resources

Product Details

Grades: K, 1, 2, 3
Year: 2013

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