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Beyond Base-10: Three Unusual Counting Systems

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Counting in sets of ten is a skill that we develop and internalize at a very young age. However, surprisingly, there are dozens of different counting systems, many still in use today. Understanding and exploring other counting systems can be helpful to children.

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Halloween and Animal Fun While Exploring Big, Bigger, and Biggest

Ginet Biggest Pumpkin Ever childrens story books

The Biggest Pumpkin Ever by Steven Kroll and A Pig is Big by Douglas Florian are two children’s story books that present opportunities for children to explore the mathematical concept of measurement, particularly the Big Idea that all measurement involves a “fair” comparison.

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