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Recognizing Fractions as Numbers

Fractions > Fractions as Numbers > Overview & Tools

Watch this multimedia overview explaining why number lines are recommended as a central representational tool to teach students about fractions and how teachers can help students understand...

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Developing Proportional Reasoning

Fractions > Ratio, Rate, Proportion > Overview & Tools

This multimedia overview offers an introduction to students’ development of proportional thinking and its relationship to cross-multiplication. It describes recommended instructional strategies for...

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Improving K-3 Reading Comprehension

Reading Comprehension > Overview & Tools

Research suggests that students who read with understanding at an early age gain broader access to texts, knowledge, and educational opportunities. To help students master the complex array of...

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The Conceptual Basis for Fractions

Fractions > Fractions Concepts > Overview & Tools

This multimedia overview introduces how children’s intuitive understandings of sharing and proportion can serve as a foundation on which to build formal instruction of fraction concepts. This...

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Developing Effective Fractions Instruction for K-8

Fractions > Overview & Tools

The National Mathematics Advisory Panel and the Common Core State Standards emphasize the importance of rational numbers. Watch this multimedia overview to learn why and to receive an introduction...

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Talking Through Problems and Their Solutions

Problem Solving > Reflect & Debrief > Overview & Tools

This multimedia overview describes the basic steps students can learn to monitor their problem-solving process. The tasks and prompts can be used throughout the problem-solving process to encourage...

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Effective Problem-Solving Instruction

Problem Solving > Problem-Solving Instruction > Overview & Tools

This summary describes a wide range of research-based recommendations for guiding instruction in problem solving. Three important strategies that apply at all grade levels and in all areas of math...

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Preparing Problems for Classroom Instruction

Problem Solving > Prepare Problems > Overview & Tools

Watch this multimedia overview to learn what a teacher should keep in mind when selecting problems, including suggestions for how to adapt problems to ensure that students can focus on mathematical...

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Enabling Students to Use Writing Effectively for Learning and Communicating

Writing > Overview & Tools

This presentation illustrates how to use research-based practices to teach elementary school students to be effective writers. The presentation covers the four recommended practices in this topic....

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Improving Mathematical Problem Solving in Grades 4 Through 8

Problem Solving > Overview & Tools

This multimedia overview explains why problem solving should be part of teaching in all math topics, describing the different types of problems that teachers in grades 4-8 might use, and the...

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Creating an Engaged Community of Writers

Writing > Engaged Community > Overview & Tools

This recommended practice focuses on how teachers can foster an engaged community of writers by writing together with students, providing choice, and encouraging collaboration and feedback among...

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Providing Daily Time For Writing

Writing > Daily Time > Overview & Tools

This recommended practice focuses on the importance of designating daily time for writing instruction to ensure sufficient practice of writing skills. This presentation outlines key considerations...

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