Okay, so I'm finally taking the Bacon Estimates off the home page [sad face]. However, what would Spring Break be without creating a few estimation challenges, right? The Word Count estimates came from a short conversation these two cool guys had a few days ago.
Let's get to it and not spend any more words:
Day 187: Let's make 180 by repeating "Estimation 180" a bunch of times. How many?
Day 188: Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address is awesome. Here's the most common version. Love the top hat!
Day 189: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave one of the most memorable speeches of all time. How many words was it?
If anyone is interested in how these estimation challenges were designed, nudge me in the comments or on Twitter.
I believe estimation is key to building number sense and being a better problem solver. I explore middle school math with my students.