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130- Measuring Length and Time Based on Logicomathematical Knowledge

Thursday, April 14, 2011: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Marriott Ballroom 6 (Marriott Downtown)
Lead Speaker:
Constance Kamii

According to the Standards, measurement is "the assignment of a numerical value to an attribute of an object, such as the length of a pencil (p. 44)." The speaker will argue, however, that measurement is a way of making indirect comparisons between or among continuous quantities, and that logicomathematical knowledge is indispensable for measurement.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Session
Grade Band Audience: 3 to 5, PreK to 2

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