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Multiply or Divide Problems

Participants in the Multiply or Divide? staff development session on fraction operations worked with this problem set to strengthen their understanding of fraction multiplication and division...

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03/16/2014
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Focus on Fraction Operations

This PowerPoint covers the content of a staff development session for math coaches and teachers about how to teach fraction operations. Multiply or Divide? shows a portion of the workshop in which...

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03/16/2014
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Web Shots for Spiderman Problem

Students use this worksheet to record findings from exploration with Cuisenaire Rods as they build a foundation for working with equivalent fractions. Their work is shown in Solving a Real-World...

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03/16/2014
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Dumb Friends League Problem

Students work on this set of real-world problems about placing homeless dogs in animal shelters. The problems require comparison of fractions as seen in Grade 5 Number Talk. Related Media and...

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03/16/2014
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Multiply or Divide?

Multiply or Divide?

This staff development session provides suggestions for helping students understand fraction multiplication and division concepts. Follow the full session through Focus on Fraction Operations and...

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03/16/2014
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Solving a Real-World Fraction Division Problem

Solving a Real-World Fraction Division Problem

A fifth-grade teacher poses a fraction division problem and challenges students to find different approaches to a solution. One student uses a number line; others use build-up strategies. See their...

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03/16/2014
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Ways to Measure 1 1/2 Cups

Ways to Measure 1 1/2 Cups

A fourth-grade teacher asks students to help solve his problem of measuring 1-1/2 cups without either a 1-cup or a 1/2-cup measuring cup, and instead with the use of many other size measuring cups....

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03/16/2014
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Grade 5 Number Talk

Grade 5 Number Talk

Follow a teacher’s lesson on adding and subtracting fractions using fraction equivalents and relationships. Children share their strategies for solving the problems described in Dumb Friends League...

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03/16/2014
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