## Unit Fraction Game: Cover Up

Why do our students struggle to understand fractions? A big part of the problem is that fractions are incredibly abstract. If I were to ask you, Which is greater, 1/8…

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## Unit Fraction Game: Cover Up

## Teaching Math Without Worksheets

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## Developing Fraction Sense

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Why do our students struggle to understand fractions? A big part of the problem is that fractions are incredibly abstract. If I were to ask you, Which is greater, 1/8…

Worksheets have long been a staple in mathematics classrooms. But should they be? Read on to explore how teaching math without worksheets can lead to more engaging and meaningful lessons…

How important is it that our students understand fractions? According to a study conducted by Carnegie Mellon University, it’s super important. The research team found that fifth graders’ understanding of…

The holiday season is approaching and I am again humbled and appreciative of the love and support of Math Coach’s Corner followers! Your comments inspire and encourage me, lift my…

A sweet friend recently reminded me of an activity I created and shared a number of years ago, and I decided to dust it off and extend it! I love…

The idea of fractions being equivalent is such a key understanding for helping students develop “fraction sense” that it absolutely must be done right. Students need to see a variety…

“Understanding why a fraction is close to 0, 1/2, or 1 is a good beginning for fraction number sense. It begins to focus on the size of fractions in an…

It all started with a question…where should I put 3/4 on the number line? I was starting a unit with my 4th-grade RTI kiddos on fractions, and the question was…

It’s no secret that fractions are a very difficult concept for students to understand. But why is that? Fractions are an extremely abstract concept, and without adequate concrete andย representationalย experiences that…