A child approximates the number of cubes in collections of increasing quantity. When teaching kids math, an understanding of quantity and how numbers relate to them is necessary.
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?
Developing a sense of “landmark” numbers such as 10 and 20 help children make more accurate estimates.
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