Linda Levi looks at how teachers can use the way that children think about mathematics to help with learning in the classroom
Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI) is a teacher professional development program that helps elementary school teachers understand research-based frameworks for children’s mathematical thinking. It supports teachers in using these frameworks to guide their mathematics instruction. To illustrate what instruction looks like when a teacher has participated in CGI, consider the follow excerpt from the first lesson on two-digit subtraction in a second grade (UK year 1) class.
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