We’ve been doing all kinds of math with Legos, and most recently it’s been fractions! Gresham (2nd grade) is new to fractions, and so we used Lego bricks to look at fractions from a variety of angles. It’s really easy to build fractions with Legos. We built 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, and 3/4 by making towers …

We’ve been doing all kinds of math with Legos, and most recently it’s been fractions! Gresham (2nd grade) is new to fractions, and so we used Lego bricks to look at fractions from a variety of angles. It’s really easy to build fractions with Legos. We built 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, and 3/4 by making towers …

Teaching fractions with play-doh!  This help students visualize fraction games that will help them understand fractions conceptually.

Teaching fractions with play-doh! This help students visualize fraction games that will help them understand fractions conceptually.

5 Hands-On Activities for Teaching Fractions that your Students will LOVE!  Make mixed number from improper fraction

5 Hands-On Activities for Teaching Fractions that your Students will LOVE! Make mixed number from improper fraction

Colorful Teaching: Teaching Fractions! Is it funny that my college level math professor gave me the exact worksheet!?

Colorful Teaching: Teaching Fractions! Is it funny that my college level math professor gave me the exact worksheet!?

Getting students (and teachers!) hooked on teaching fractions is all about keeping students engaged in deep thinking.  Check out this post with an easy trick to try to get more thinking,more math talk, and more understanding!

Getting students (and teachers!) hooked on teaching fractions is all about keeping students engaged in deep thinking. Check out this post with an easy trick to try to get more thinking,more math talk, and more understanding!

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