In the Exam Room – Let Me Count the Ways

October 21, 2020
In the Exam Room – Let Me Count the Ways

Taking a diet history of a young child can be a great way to assess and promote early numeracy. Early numeracy refers to the foundations of mathematical understanding. It’s promoted through everyday discussion and exposure to basic mathematical ideas, such as different quantities, the relationship between large and small amounts, and actual number naming.

Ask a child how many cups of milk they drink a day? Counting

Ask a child their favorite fruit. Categorization

Ask a child what type of green vegetable they like. Sorting

Ask a child if they drink a lot, a little or no juice. Quantities