Recognizing Fractions as Numbers

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Recognizing Fractions as Numbers

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Recognizing Fractions as Numbers

Watch this multimedia overview explaining why number lines are recommended as a central representational tool to teach students about fractions and how teachers can help students understand fractions as numbers, relationships between fractions, and fractions as units of measure.

 

SOURCE: Doing What Works

Topics

Mathematics
Standards for Mathematical Practice
Reasoning & explaining (MP2, MP3)
Modeling & using tools (MP4, MP5)
Standards for Mathematical Content
Number & Operations - Fractions
K–2
3–5
6–8