A child describes examples (and non-examples) of common 2-D shapes.
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?
To know what a shape is, you must also know what it is not!
Shapes can be defined and classified according to their attributes. More
A kindergarten student organizes a collection of rocks into unique sets. Simple questions can result in explorations in core math concepts such as grouping. In this case, some very unusual groups are created.