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3. See How It Works

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- DOCMultiply or Divide Problems594 views594March 17, 2014By RMC Denver Professional DevelopmentParticipants in the Multiply or Divide? staff development session on fraction operations worked with this problem set to strengthen their understanding of fraction multiplication and division concepts. See Focus on Fraction Operations for additional background. Related Media: Multiply or Divide? (Video)
- DOCFocus on Fraction Operations1072 views1072March 17, 2014By RMC Denver Professional DevelopmentThis PowerPoint covers the content of a staff development session for math coaches and teachers about how to teach fraction operations. Multiply or Divide? shows a portion of the workshop in which participants are working on the sample material, Multiply or Divide Problems. Related Media: Multiply or Divide? (Video)
- DOCWeb Shots for Spiderman Problem697 views6971 attachment1March 17, 2014By Eliza Hart Spalding School of Math and Tech (ID)Students use the worksheet to record findings from exploration with Cuisenaire Rods as they build a foundation for working with equivalent fractions. Their work is shown in Solving a Real-World Fraction Division Problem. Related Media and Files: Solving a Real-World Fraction Division Problem (Video) Eliza Hart Spalding School Description
- DOCDumb Friends League Problem566 views5661 attachment1March 17, 2014By Tollgate Elementary School (CO)Students work on this set of real-world problems about placing homeless dogs in animal shelters. The problems require comparison of fractions as seen in Grade 5 Number Talk. Related Media and Files: Grade 5 Number Talk (Video) Tollgate Elementary School Description
- 5:51Multiply or Divide?212 views2121 attachment1March 17, 2014By RMC Denver Professional DevelopmentThis staff development session provides suggestions for helping students understand fraction multiplication and division concepts. Follow the full session through Focus on Fraction Operations and Multiply or Divide Problems. Related Files: Transcript Focus on Fraction Operations (Sample Material) Multiply or Divide (Sample Material)
- 6:42Solving a Real-World Fraction Division Problem416 views4162 attachments2March 17, 2014By Eliza Hart Spalding School of Math and Tech (ID)A fifth-grade teacher poses a fraction division problem and challenges students to find different approaches to a solution. One student uses a number line; others use build-up strategies. See their assignment in Web Shots for Spiderman Problem. Related Files: Transcript Web Shots for Spiderman Problem (Sample Material) Eliza Hard Spalding School Description
- 6:02Ways to Measure 1 1/2 Cups340 views3402 attachments2March 17, 2014By Eliza Hart Spalding School of Math and Tech (ID)A fourth-grade teacher asks students to help solve his problem of measuring 1-1/2 cups without either a 1-cup or a 1/2-cup measuring cup, and instead with the use of many other size measuring cups. Students write number sentences to describe the results of their measurement exploration. Related Files: Transcript Eliza Hart Spalding School Description
- 6:17Grade 5 Number Talk420 views4202 attachments2March 17, 2014By Tollgate Elementary School (CO)Follow a teacher’s lesson on adding and subtracting fractions using fraction equivalents and relationships. Children share their strategies for solving the problems described in Dumb Friends League Problem. Related Files: Transcript Dumb Friends League Problem (Sample Material) Tollgate Elementary School Description