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## Universal Lesson Design: What is a Ratio? 6.R.P. Ratios, Proportional Relationships (Grade 6 or before)

To work successfully with ratios, a student must first understand the concept of what is a ratio as well as how it is notated (written in mathematical terms). Ratios are often confusing for students because when they are written it looks like a fraction. 2 of 4 or 2/4...

## 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...