Interactive Technologies and STEM
Early-Grades Teaching and Learning

Mathematics in the Early Grades: Counting & Cardinality

By the time students leave kindergarten, they should know the names and sequence of number words up to 100, be able to count to determine the number of objects in a small set (up to 20), and make comparisons between small sets of objects. This brief describes the key concepts and skills involved in meeting the Common Core State Standards for counting and cardinality.