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Multiple Interpretations of Fractions

  • Topics

    Fractions > Fractions as Numbers > See How It Works
  • Grade Level

    Middle School (6-8), Intermediate (4-6), Primary (K-3)

  • Author

    Doing What Works

Professor Jonathan Brendefur describes how he helps teachers understand and teach different interpretations of fractions. He explains the importance of explicitly teaching about various interpretations and discusses how number lines can be used at each stage. Please also view the related sample material, Partitive and Measurement Fraction Problems.

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