Tag: estimation

Book Ideas: A whopper of a tale!

(Vol. 3, Issue 3, April 2012) Ever exaggerate a good story? The little boy Hugh Thomas sure does in the book A Million Fish… More or Less by Patricia C. McKissack, illustrations by Dena Schutzer. In the book Hugh Thomas goes fishing in a swampy bayou. After listening to the tall tales of his elders, he catches on to the art of embellishing a story.

Ideas at Work: Control your math fate, estimate!

(Vol. 3, Issue 3, April 2012) Estimation, an important skill for young children to have, can be touched on in many different activities.