A child compares two small sets of wooden cubes.
Focus on the Child videos are taken from one-on-one interviews with individual children. The interviews are designed to elicit evidence of children’s mathematical thinking. They are not teaching episodes or formal assessments.
Why is this important?
This child determines if two sets have the same amount of cubes by visually comparing their two lengths.
Sets can be compared using the attribute of numerosity, and ordered by more than, less than, and equal to. More
Quantity is an attribute of a set of objects and we use numbers to name specific quantities. More
Common Core Alignment
Counting and Cardinality More