Several ideas for the conceptually teaching of fractions with hands-on activities. I love this idea and how it uses student engagement for student-centered learning. This would be beneficial to my teammates as well!
Adding/Subtracting Fractions - Teaching teachers to teach fractions using other strategies than shortcuts. Understand addition and subtraction of fractions as joining and separating parts referring to the same whole.
Included here is a fraction FlipBook for students. I give this to my students as a reference tool. Build this with your students in one day, have them place it into their math folders for quick reference in the future when they may get stuck or just need
The best way for students to understand fractions is to get hands-on experience. In this game, students are constantly building and deconstructing fractions, finding equivalent fractions, and using their fraction knowledge strategically to win.
FREE Fun Fractions with M&Ms - Materials Needed: 1 snack pack of M&M candies (per student) My students ALWAYS love this lesson! I've successfully completed this activity with and grade classes. Have fun =)
Fraction Butterfly Mini Anchor Chart FREEBIE - cross multiply to compare fractions, find equivalent fractions with a common denominator, and add & subtract fractions with different denominators. I wonder is this common core math ?