*Fractions Posts

Virtual Manipulatives for Virtual Math Instruction

Virtual Manipulatives for Virtual Math Instruction

Doesn't that sound amazing? Having virtual manipulatives at your fingertips, especially considering where we are in today in education (face-to-face, hybrid or even in-class), can certainly take your teaching of mathematical concepts to the next level.  In the...

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Working with Fractions: Subtracting Fractions

Working with Fractions: Subtracting Fractions

Last, but not least, we’re closing out our Working with Fractions series with subtracting fractions with Concrete, Pictorial, Abstract (CPA) means.  When it comes to subtracting fractions, this operation is very similar to adding fractions in how students...

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Working with Fractions: Multiplying Fractions

Working with Fractions: Multiplying Fractions

Fractions are a hot topic in most of our schools, especially as most of our M3 project schools are nearing our state testing coming up in the spring! Most fraction units are positioned in the school year so students can get as much exposure to fractions as possible....

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Abacus Fun: Part 2

Abacus Fun: Part 2

An abacus is so much more than just a “simple device” for counting or adding, with applications that extend into much higher level operations and concepts.

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Playing with Numbers: SumBlox

Playing with Numbers: SumBlox

Wouldn’t it be great if there were blocks that could specifically support play in math and allow our students participate in mathematical self-discovery?

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