As set out by the National Governors Association (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) in the Common Core State Standards Initiative. For more information, please visit the Counting and Cardinality domain at the Common Core State Standards website.
May 22, 2014
In this hour-long webinar, the Big Ideas of number sense are explored. This leads to a discussion about real-world change in the classroom, resulting in better understanding amongst teachers and more in-depth math comprehension amongst students.
This counting activity for young children is low stress and explores all the small things that really matter when trying out a new math activity for preschoolers.
The Math Talk instructional strategy emphasizes spoken communication around a series of carefully crafted math problems. “They challenge my students to be more specific in their reflections,
A child estimates the number of cubes in a collection.
"At Kohl Children’s Museum, we partner with a great team of early childhood researchers, professional development providers and teachers at Erikson Institute’s Early Math Collaborative. One of the methods they promote is Mathematizing Daily Experiences.…
A child plays "hide-and-seek" with a group of bears to determine how many are missing from a larger group.
The award winning classic children’s story Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina is one that preschoolers love to act out. Using discussion to make some connections to the children’s own lives, and to math, can…
A kindergartner demonstrates how high he can count.
A child counts forwards and backwards using a number line with hidden digits.
A child computes how many are missing from a larger group.