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The Conceptual Basis for Fractions

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Katie Ranftle
March 13, 2014

The Conceptual Basis for Fractions

This multimedia overview introduces how children’s intuitive understandings of sharing and proportion can serve as a foundation on which to build formal instruction of fraction concepts. This practice contains three tools, including a professional development sequence, planning tool, and lesson prompts.

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