Count Around


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Learners explore their surroundings while reasoning about categories and counting. Pose a question that involves locating items in the room or building, and have learners count how many they can find?and figure out "what counts." It?s easy to vary the question for different levels of challenge. For instance, for less challenge, ask: How many light switches are in the room? For more, ask: How many light sources are in the room? Once everyone has counted, engage the group in discussing findings: Why might the answers differ even if everyone counted correctly? Available as a web page or downloadable pdf. Students should be able to write the numbers to 12. Less

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    Grade: TK/K to 9

    Topics: Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Number Sense, Experimentation and the Scientific Method, Nature & Method of Science, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Mathematics, Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability, Professional Development, Positive & Negative Numbers, Counting & Place Values

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