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Thursday, 24 April 2014 | 2 Comments

As a teacher I use diagrams to aid my conceptual understanding when solving a problem.

I encourage students to *draw a diagram* to aid their thinking when solving a problem.

A student's **ability** to draw a diagram often represents their conceptual understanding.

As a teacher I need to keep drawing diagrams when solving problems with students.

(a reflection, having recently working through percentages with Year 8)

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