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Developing Estimation Strategies

In this 3-part video series, second grade students hone their estimation skills in a graduated process that employs consensus building. In the course of a lesson involving cranberries, students make connections among number, measurement and data concepts. Video transcripts, comments and reflections for educators are included.
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Contributed by: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics - Publisher, WGBH - Initiator, Robert Roche - Author
Math TopicGeometry, Measurement, Number Sense, Number Concepts, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes, Data and Statistics
Grade Level1, 2
Resource TypeActivity, Lesson Plans, Video

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceEducator
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education TopicInclusion, Teaching strategies
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentYes
    • ContributorNational Council of Teachers of Mathematics - Publisher, WGBH - Initiator, Robert Roche - Author
    • Publication Date2012
    • RightsCopyright (c) 2011 National Council of Teacher of Mathematics
      http://www.nctm.org/about/content.aspx?id=8854
    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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