Part of the Big Ideas

Many different attributes can be measured, even when measuring a single object.

Children who internalize the fact that a single object can be measured in different ways are more likely to think about, notice, or point out which attribute is being considered whenever a discussion is about size or number.

© 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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