We’ve been solving problems all week in maths, using different methods and demonstrating our understanding in various ways. The children were challenged to draw diagrams, use calculations and explanations to show their answers…and then prove them.
This child has chosen to draw out some chocolate bars in order to add them together, show a subtraction calculation using a bar model and explain the method that he has used. We found that slowing down the process of problem solving improved the children’s understanding of what they were doing and why. We can’t wait for more next week!