Posts tagged as: fractions

Happy Fractions February: Book Giveaway

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, February 01st, 2017

Fractions are a critical foundation in mathematics, and at Math Solutions, we are dedicated to providing teachers with the tools they need to promote fraction sense in their classrooms. That’s why we’re taking the opportunity to celebrate Fractions February! We’ll be sharing fun and informative fractions resources all month long here on the blog and on…



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#NumberTalksChat 10/26 Recap

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, October 27th, 2016

Last night we held our third #NumberTalksChat on Twitter, with a lively discussion on implementing fraction number talks in the classroom. We were joined by Sherry Parrish and Ann Dominick, co-authors of the upcoming Number Talks: Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages. If you weren’t able to participate on Twitter, and you’d like to see some good ideas for implementing…



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Translating Knowledge of Fractions into Percentages

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, March 16th, 2016

Fractions and percentages have a lot in common. Both express ratios, just in a different way.



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Video Post: Bridging the Gap Between Fractions and Decimal Notation

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, March 09th, 2016

Decimal notation is formatted based on the power of tens, which actually makes transitioning from decimals to fractions somewhat simple.



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Video Post: Understanding the Relationship Between Numerators and Denominators

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, January 27th, 2016

Making the leap from whole numbers to fractions can be challenging for students. Understanding the relationship between numerators and denominators is crucial to fractions success.



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Video Post: How Real-life Scenarios Can Teach Fractions

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, January 05th, 2016

Math concepts can often be challenging for students to grasp, which is why at Math Solutions, we provide tips for making your lessons go a little easier. Connecting content to real-life situations is often a huge help for struggling students. Doing so lets kids draw connections between the math they learn in the classroom and…



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