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Learning from the practices of others is a powerful way to improve teaching. Here, you can explore real mathematics teaching and learning by exploring everyday classrooms where educators are working to refine their mathematics teaching practices.

video thumbMichelle Makinson — 4th-Grade Math — Understanding and Interpreting Fractions

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Formative re-engaging lesson: understanding and interpreting fractions

Michelle Makinson leads three days of instruction building students’ understanding of unit fractions — using area and set models, verbal representations, numerical representations, number line representations, and contextualized representations (or word problems).