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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

374- Modeling Fractions as Numbers

Friday, April 17, 2015: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
161 (BCEC)


Lead Speaker:
M. W. Penn

Handouts Word Problems.pdf


Students must understand fractions as numbers and learn to perform computations involving fractions. Modeling fractions in rectangular area models and on the number line creates this understanding, forming an arc of continuity beginning with the introduction of fractions in third grade and extending to division of fractions at the end of fifth.


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