This activity improves understanding of the exponent laws through students encouraging each other.
1. In pairs, student A is the Sage. Student B is the scribe
2. The Sage gives the Scribe step-by-step instructions how to perform a task or solve the problem.
3. The Scribe writes the Sage’s solution step-by-step in writing
4. If the Sage is correct, the Scribe praises the Sage. Otherwise, the Scribe coaches (Tip, Tip, Tell), then praises.
5. Students switch roles for the next problem.