Sunday, 7 April 2013

Day 5 Perceptual Variability

Teachers use variables to teach children 'How many"
- The choice of material is important
- The shape, the size, the colour matters
*Avoid giving different types of variables such as (long sticks & short sticks)
*Use different variable colours, because it is not the colour we intend to teach children.
Day 1     All identical colour
Day 2     Change colours
(The aim is to look at the numbers and not the variable)
Perceptual Variability
Start with things that are real and can be bundled up  
Comes in 10 Closest to reality, easiest to perceive ( natural)

Comes naturally as a bundles (not in 10)


Hard to perceive


As Teachers, it is important in knowing this spectrum.

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