ERIC Number: EJ582372
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Estimation: It's More Than a Guess.
Micklo, Stephen J.
Childhood Education, v75 n3 p142-45 Spr 1999
Notes that knowing how to estimate is crucial to becoming a good problem solver. Suggests that young children be exposed to the concept as early as kindergarten in order to learn to apply the skill effectively. Discusses the values of estimation skills and how they can be developed. Outlines five classroom activities that help students develop estimation skills. (TJQ)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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