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# Tag Archives: fractions

## Burnt Recipes

Today, as I scrolled through last evening’s #mathchat about fractions, I remembered a lesson I tried last year about equivalent fractions. I think it went very well because the students liked the challenge, they enjoyed working collaboratively and they dealt with the … Continue reading

Posted in Math, Technology
Tagged #anyqs, #realmath, classroom, cooking, engagement, equivalent, fractions, math, problem solving, recipes, SMART Board
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## What do clocks have to do with fractions?

Helping students learn how to add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions with true understanding is a challenge. When I was a student, just like many of you, I was taught procedures but I didn’t really understand what I was doing. … Continue reading

Posted in Math
Tagged Cathy Fosnot, fractions, math, mental math, Middle School, Representations, Visuals
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