Part of the Big Ideas

It is useful to compare parts of the data and to draw conclusions about the data as a whole.

Using the analysis we have done to learn something new is the final step and ultimately the purpose of data analysis.  Emphasizing this makes the entire process of analyzing data make sense to young children.

© Erikson Institute’s Early Math Collaborative. Reprinted from Big Ideas of Early Mathematics: What Teachers of Young Children Need to Know (2014), Pearson Education.

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