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Progressions for the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics (August 10 draft).
Common Core Standards Writing Team.
(2018). Progressions for the Common Core
State Standards in Mathematics (August
10 draft). Tucson, AZ: Institute for Mathematics
and Education, University of Arizona. (CC BY 4.0)
Recommendation 1. Build on students’ informal understanding of sharing and proportionality to develop initial fraction concepts.
Siegler, R., Carpenter, T., Fennell, F., Geary, D., Lewis, J., Okamoto, Y., Thompson, L., & Wray, J. (2010). Recommendation 1. Build on students’ informal understanding of sharing and proportionality to develop initial fraction concepts. In Developing effective fractions instruction for kindergarten through 8th grade: A practice guide (NCEE #2010-4039). Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved from whatworks.ed.gov/ publications/practiceguides. Public Domain
Math Fun Problem
The activity encourages students and teachers to engage in visual, creative thinking. We have coupled Mark’s activity with asking students to reason and be convincing, two important mathematical practices.
[Institute of Education Sciences] (n.d) Developing Effective Fractions Instruction for Kindergarten Through 8th Grade-- Rec. 1 [Video File]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/C9e8RLMnYVs