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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

635- Partitioning: The Missing Link in Developing Conceptual Understanding of Fractions

Saturday, April 18, 2015: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM
258 B (BCEC)


Lead Speaker:
Melisa Jean Hancock

Handouts Partitioning the Missing Link in Fractions - Melisa Hancock.pdf Partitioning Game.pdf


Too many of our students lack conceptual understanding of fractions even after studying them for several years! Before they can understand fractions, they must understand partitioning. We will explore contextual problems that develop and build on children's understanding of partitioning, fair shares, and the meaning of fractions!


Presentation Format: 3-5 Gallery Workshop


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