Day 81: Why We Whiteboard

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I am continually amazed at how students learn. These whiteboards are for the same problem, a boat traveling directly upstream. Since we had done a relative velocity problem where the resultant formed the hypotenuse of a triangle, the group generalized that and thought they should do it for every problem. I saw this multiple times throughout the day. Kids need a chance to flesh out their thoughts, not just try to generalize what we tell them to think.

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