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Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

03.24.23 Planning for Error: Emma Gray Prepares to Push the Rigor in Number the Stars

One of our favorite topics at TLAC Towers is Checking for Understanding. How do teachers prepare for and react to student errors and misunderstandings? Many of our best videos on the topic are of math teachers–the nature of math makes predicting and sequencing errors a bit simpler than in the humanities, say. So we were especially…