Download A focus on fractions: bringing research to the classroom by Marjorie M. Petit, Robert E. Laird, Edwin L. Marsden, PDF

By Marjorie M. Petit, Robert E. Laird, Edwin L. Marsden, Caroline B. Ebby

A spotlight on Fractions is a groundbreaking attempt to make the maths schooling learn on how scholars advance their figuring out of fraction suggestions easily obtainable and comprehensible to pre- and in-service okay- eight arithmetic educators. utilizing wide annotated samples of scholar paintings, in addition to vignettes attribute of school room lecturers' reports, this booklet equips educators with the data and Read more...

summary: a spotlight on Fractions is a groundbreaking attempt to make the maths schooling study on how scholars boost their figuring out of fraction techniques with no trouble obtainable and comprehensible to pre- and in-service ok- eight arithmetic educators. utilizing huge annotated samples of pupil paintings, in addition to vignettes attribute of lecture room academics' reports, this publication equips educators with the information and instruments to bare scholars' considering so they can regulate their educating and increase pupil studying of fraction suggestions. a spotlight on Fractions 2d version contains sections at the

Show description

Read or Download A focus on fractions: bringing research to the classroom PDF

Best elementary education books

In Search of Understanding: The Case for Constructivist Classrooms

The actions that transpire in the school room both aid or prevent scholars' studying. Any significant dialogue of academic renewal, for this reason, needs to concentration explicitly and without delay at the school room, and at the educating and studying that happen inside of it. This publication provides a case for the advance of study rooms during which scholars are inspired to build deep understandings of significant techniques.

Teachers' and Students' Cognitive Styles in Early Childhood Education

A few educators consider that kid's cognitive types could be taken under consideration while studying actions are deliberate for them. The time period cognitive kinds refers to one's own kind, and describes an individual's mode of figuring out, considering, remembering, judging, and fixing difficulties; in brief, how she or he responds to and is sensible of the realm.

Children’s Mathematical Graphics: Beginnings in Play

Is helping you get pleasure from kid's scribbles because the starting of early mathematical improvement kid's Mathematical pictures bargains a versatile education source and a accomplished framework for delivering carrying on with expert improvement (CPD). it's going to additionally assist you aid academics and practitioners to: have fun with early mark-making and its dating to children’s mathematical photos realize and start to appreciate children’s mathematical pix improve their pedagogy and perform The CPD publication outlines a few 38 classes that may be used as education and contains activates for dialogue, studying issues, and the way to run the actions.

Eureka Math Curriculum Study Guide: Grade 2: A Story of Units

Eureka Math is a entire, content-rich PreK–12 curriculum that follows the point of interest and coherence of the typical middle kingdom criteria in arithmetic (CCSSM) and punctiliously sequences the mathematical progressions into expertly crafted tutorial modules. The spouse learn courses to Eureka Math assemble the most important elements of the curriculum for every grade right into a unmarried situation, unpacking the criteria intimately in order that either clients and non-users of Eureka Math can profit both from the content material provided.

Extra info for A focus on fractions: bringing research to the classroom

Sample text

Taylor has more students ride the bus to school even though Mrs. Smith has a greater fractional part of her students ride the bus to school? €Taylor’s class) are different sizes. To solve the problem, they each specified wholes that would prove their€case. What Is the Whole? 19╇ Toni’s response. Toni used a visual set model to show that (12 students) is less than 12 of 26 students (13 students). 20╇ Samantha’s response. €Taylor had more students ride the bus to school. Toni’s and Samantha’s solutions both reflected the situation.

Review Kim’s solution one more time. Kim included very carefully drawn and accurate area models for 12 and 35 . To what extent did Kim’s explanation require these area models? 14, and answer the questions that follow. a. What is the evidence in Willy’s response that he had sound fractional reasoning? b. If Willy had the time to rewrite his response, how might his sentence be rewritten to clarify what you think Willy had in€mind? c. Do you think that Willy decided that the sum “is just going to be a little less than 1” without computing the sum?

It appears that Matt made the same error when he considered sections F and€G. 17╇ The part of the whole square that Matt considered when determining the fractional parts H and I€is circled. Reprinted with permission from Balanced Assessment Professional Workshop Series. Mathematics Assessment Resource Service (MARS). For a closer look at Matt’s response to this problem, and to consider possible next instructional steps for Matt, answer question 3 in Looking€Back. 46╇ •â•›â•›â•›â†œWhat Is the Whole?

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.56 of 5 – based on 6 votes