Counting Collections promotes number sense and can challenge students from level 1 through to level 5 of the curriculum.
Number sense is an essential foundation for students to be successful mathematicians.
Years 1 to 3
Years 4 to 6
Years 7 to 10
References for Counting Collections
Schwerdtfeger, J. K., & Chan, A. (2011). Counting Collections. Teaching Children Mathematics, 13(7), 356-361 (click to purchase article).
Gibbons, L., & Lomax, K., (2016). Counting Isn’t Just for Primary Grade Students. Blog post on www.nctm.org.
Boaler, J. (2008). Promoting ‘Relational Equity’ and High Mathematics Achievement Through an Innovative Mixed Ability Approach. British Educational Research Journal. 34 (2), 167-194