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ERIC Number: EJ590139
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0044-0728
What Is a "Good Guess" Anyway? Teaching Quantity and Measurement Estimation.
Lang, Frances Kuwahara
Young Children, v54 n4 p78-81 Jul 1999
Notes that quantity and measurement estimation for young children is a difficult mathematical idea for teachers to convey effectively. Explores the problem and alternative teaching methods. Suggests using referents, chunking, and unitizing as optional ways to present estimation. Includes sample activities that develop estimating skills in young students. (LBT)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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