National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

217- Fractions: Making Sense of the Progression

Thursday, April 10, 2014: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Grand Ballroom C (Hilton)
Lead Speaker:
Philip Daro


Few topics in mathematics have attracted as much effort with so little result as fractions. By starting with unit fractions and equivalent fractions, and by using the Standards for Mathematical Practice, students see the coherence of fractions with whole number arithmetic, extend their prior knowledge and prepare for algebra, instead of taking a grand detour.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Session
Grade Band Audience: 3 to 5, 6 to 8

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