Measurement & Data

Is it longer? Heavier? How can we figure this out? Building from children's ideas about measurement & data. *NEW GETTING STARTED RESOURCES

Why and What of Measurement and Data

Why engaging with measurement and data is crucial for children’s early mathematics learning.

Mathematics of Measurement & Data

Several different approaches to explicating the important mathematics that underlies the content area of measurement and data

Development of Children's Thinking on Measurement & Data

Videos of children, activities for prospective and practicing teachers, and readings that portray the development of an understanding of measurement and data

Assessing Measurement & Data

Materials designed to explain and illustrate the importance of the formative assessment of children’s thinking on measurement and data

Supporting Classroom Practice

Resources that teacher educators can use to support teachers to develop classroom practice that engages young children in measurement and data.

Vignettes

Fictionalized but very real examples of student experiences in learning to teach and in teaching early math.

Getting Started

Teacher educators are invited to use these materials flexibly, with varied settings, amounts of time, and participants. We present a variety of possible ways of getting started with these resources.