by Tara Pelton | Apr 22, 2015 | Blog, Education, Educational Kinesiology, Math Education, Mathematics

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...
by Tara Pelton | Apr 20, 2015 | Education, Educational Kinesiology, Math Education, Mathematics

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....
by Tara Pelton | Apr 20, 2015 | Blog, Education, Educational Kinesiology, Geometry, Math Education, 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...