A student stacks cups to organize them by size.
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?
Comparing cups helps this child focus on the attribute of capacity.
All measurement involves a “fair” comparison. More
Many different attributes can be measured, even when measuring a single object. More
Common Core Alignment
Measurement and Data More