Series: Focus on the Child

Estimating Quantity with Child 9

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A child estimates the number of cubes in a collection.

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?

Having a reference for comparison helps build more accurate estimation skills.

 

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Big Idea

Quantity is an attribute of a set of objects and we use numbers to name specific quantities. More

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Common Core Alignment

Counting and Cardinality More

Foundational Math Concepts

Source: 10-11 Pre-K Training Video • Copyright: © Erikson Institute • Content ID: EMTR011 ①

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