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Non-symbolic Number

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We are all born with an intuitive sense of quantity. This Non-symbolic Number understanding helps students explore the concept of number by estimating, comparing, and combining sets of visuals, such as dots. Typically, students understand Non-symbolic Number before they develop an understanding of what number words and numbers themselves (Symbolic Number) represent.

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  • Number Sense: Topic that explores how the brain works to understand numbers and numerical magnitudes on Digital Promise's Research Map
  • Numerical Understanding: Subtopic that explores how children develop an understanding of numbers and magnitude on Digital Promise's Research Map

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