The Big Idea: Numbers have values that can be described, represented, and calculated in many ways.
How many different ways can you solve this question?
- Open up ShowMe on your iPad and write out the question
- Hit the record button
- Explain your strategy
- Use one slide for each strategy.
Often when teachers view students written work in which they have tried to explain their personal strategies, we are left with questions.
ShowMe is a fantastic app that not only allows students to show what they know using an interactive whiteboard but the recording feature allows students to orally provide further explanation.
In the example below you will view a Grade Two student explaining her personal strategies for addition two numbers.