Explore a new app that allows students to develop a more sophisticated understanding of fractions.
Anderson Norton, Jesse L. M. Wilkins, Michael A. Evans, Kirby Deater-Deckard, Osman Balci, and Mido Chang
Sharie R. Kranz, Carlo A. Amato, and Eric A. Freudenthal
Teachers using these graphing tasks experienced engagement in understanding the need for the coordinate system.
Emily G. Kuper and Patrick M. Kimani
Students engage in a fractions task involving 2/3 men and 3/5 women, and teachers analyze their thinking.
Sherri L. Martinie
Teachers who are skilled at recognizing students' misconceptions about decimals are better equipped to make instructional decisions that build on these ideas.
Jennifer Pfotenhauer, Rick Kleine, Yasmin Sitabkhan, and Darrell Earnest
Students had been learning about integers and fractions on the number line. For a lesson on mixed numbers, they solved an assessment problem at the beginning of the lesson. After the lesson, the authors interviewed two students individually and asked each girl to solve the same problem again.
Linda B. Griffin
Strategic instructional choices can simultaneously address common decimal misconceptions and help students race toward decimal understanding.
Debra I. Johanning and James D. Mamer
Developing number and operation sense associated with fraction division is viewed from multiple perspectives: modeling, equivalence, and symbolism.
Hoyun Cho and Carolyn Osborne
Postscript items are designed as rich grab-and-go resources that any teacher can quickly incorporate into his or her classroom repertoire with little effort and maximum impact. A personal timeline provides a rich and relevant context this month for students' to investigate numbers and number relationships.
Maryl Gearhart and Geoffrey B. Saxe
Try these methods for integrating diverse learners.
Natalya Vinogradova and Larry Blaine
The Maximum Chocolate Party game requires students to divide and compare fractions in a practical and concrete context.