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 Measurement and Data domain at the Common Core State Standards website.
June 21, 2017
Two books that are common in homes and classrooms are great jumping off spots for exploring important concepts of measurement.
Data analysis uses math to make sense of the world. It is compiling information and describing it in a quantitative way: how many?
This simple interaction between caregiver and toddler is a demonstration of very early mathematical concepts, or "precursor concepts."
Math play in preK or kindergarten can become an opportunity to explore measurement, as is the case in this classroom.
What kind of "big" is it? Children explore the differences between tall and wide as they explore which bucket holds the most sand.
Building block towers provides a natural opportunity to measure height. In this scene, children use strings and a broom.
Some time ago we suggested a few books that are great for exploring measurement concepts in primary grades. Now we're at it again.
This third grade teacher leads a gallery walk with her students with the purpose of having children explain their thinking with peers.
In this planning conversation, a teacher and coach discuss some of their ideas and concerns about a forthcoming lesson. With a coach, she discusses some of her ideas and concerns about the forthcoming lesson.
One of the most classic images of the Halloween season is a witch's magic pot or cauldron. Singing about witches' brew and reading tales of magical pots can also be a great way to introduce…