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Filton Hill School

APE (Answer, Prove, Explain)

Answer, Prove it, Explain (APE)

Teachers within Olympus use APE as a strategy for developing mathematical oracy and critical thinking, children are encouraged to

A: Answer the question

P: Prove that their answer is correct using another mathematical strategy

E:  Explain their reasoning and thinking in written form using our mathematical sentence stems