Teaching Fractions: Elementary: One Picture is worth a Thousand Words

This picture to me, is worth a thousand words on how to teach Fractions to elementary students. As you can see, this is a photo from a book which is fabulous. It is called Elementary Middle School Mathematics, Teaching Developmentally by John A Van de Walle, Karen S....

Teaching Fractions – Legos and Life! Elementary Mathematics

Fractions, Legos and Life! A complete understanding of fractions is essential. Just like a student having a good number sense student should develop his sense of fraction from a very early age. The first concept in fractions is the concept that there is a whole that...