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Modelling and Language

I was modelling a math lesson the other day and the teacher who was observing took notes of everything I said. She typed it up and sent it back to me. I found it fascinating to see my own words reflected back to me. Great reflection. I highly recommend it. I want you to show me eight circles (also demonstrate self) Vocalised how each person did it… rows, lines, groups If you were going to erase two, which two would you erase? Don't do it yet… just show me which ones you will erase. Ok now Erase. What made you do it that way? What made you choose those circles to erase? Was their an easier way to do that? Can you now draw ‘12’ crosses for me. Mine is organised like… how did you organise yours? Can you organise yours a bit more easily? How can you arrange 12 crosses differently? How many do we have here? 12. I'd like you to write 12 here. All students write the number 12. Then I'm going to write this little sign here -. 12 -. What