Part of the Big Ideas

Quantifying a measurement helps us describe and compare more precisely.

Repeated, meaningful experiences with comparison will lead children quite naturally to understand that using their growing sense of numerosity results in measurements that are more exact and ultimately more useful.

© 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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