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These Vids tell you what you get in a Fractions Kit:
These Vids tell you what you get in a Fractions Kit:
It's basically the same vid:
These two pages tell you how to use it:
Those are just a couple of pages that show you how to use this kit and teach the concepts also click the Fractions Tab at left for more fractions fun. Also Sarah's page has lots of footage of her doing fractions...and my blog is search-able so you can go there and search "fractions" and you will get pages worth.
GONE ARE THE DAYS when you bought a kit and can then try and use the excuse you didn't know what to do with it or how to use it.
Module One will show you how to use this kit, the series a manuals make use of it. I also show you how to use the fractions kit to teach multiplication (and division) & equivalent fractions simultaneously. The EZ PZ overview also talks about the use of fractions for teaching Basic Operations. See the concepts page, math teaches math.
FRACTIONS and fractions concepts are crucially important. They will make the "higher" math much easier to understand. Knowledge of fractions is useful in many practical applications from carpentry to cooking, will increase SAT, ACT and other standardized test scores insure home schoolers pass whatever silly test your state has for diploma equivalency, and make algebra, trig and calculus that much easier to pass and understand.
I meet high school kids every week that have trouble with fractions and re-training adults to do fractions is BIG business. How about you avoid all that and get fractions handled at an early age while it's still fun and exciting...not boring or hard and scary...I remember one boy a sophomore at a rather exclusive high school who hated fractions to the point that if the problem had fractions in it he just kipped it. LOL. But then too many of them had fractions in them (he was doing algebra: graphing linear equations) and he had to get help because skipping all of them meant getting an F. He couldn't add 1/2 + 1/3...
I see this ALL the time with high school students!!! They come up with 2/5 or 1/5 and frown when I say it's 5/6ths...
I am making these kits available on my site because just watching videos is only enough for a very small percentage of students. We get 100% success or pert near when the kids can get their hands on manipulatives and play along. I would much rather be 100% digital where you download pdfs, and buy passwords and vids (I FREAKING HATE PHYSICAL INVENTORY!) Mortensen Company will be filling most of my orders and drop shipping.))
The success rate suffers not just among SPED kids or kinesthetic learners but among all learners. The brain likes sensory input and for many visual and auditory are NOT enough, and even in the cases of strongly visual/auditory learners having the kinesthetic component increases understanding. Dramatically.
One thing you will see is that it goes SLOW at first and takes longer than traditional approaches that are usually forgotten after a year or two of school, but once they "get it" it goes very quickly. Often entire classes will get the answers to "problems" in the time it takes you to write the problem on the board. Teachers find this exciting. Well, the good ones anyway.
And it sticks with them because they have experience with fractions not and the math materials not just paper and pencil and rules and process...if they do forget because it's been so long since they've done fractions a quick refresher brings mastery back in VERY short order. This is now my 22nd year doing this, I know what I'm talking about.
With your students you want to introduce your them to worksheets carefully...play with the manipulatives FIRST.
Download this free PDF. Free means free, you don't have to give me your e-mail address or anything but with all the cool stuff you get on this website you might consider hitting my Patreon...You won't miss a buck a month.
Visual math PDF from Stanford.
On this page there are FREE Fractions Worksheets to go along with your fractions kit.
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Go to The Fractions Page (MOD III)
“No mathematician in the world would bother making these senseless distinctions: 2 1/2 is a "mixed number " while 5/2 is an "improper fraction." They're EQUAL for crying out loud. They are the exact same numbers and have the exact same properties. Who uses such words outside of fourth grade?”
~Paul Lockhart, A Mathematician's Lament: How School Cheats Us Out of Our Most Fascinating and Imaginative Art Form
"This is a tricky domain because, unlike simple arithmetic, to solve a calculus problem - and in particular to perform integration - you have to be smart about which integration technique should be used: integration by partial fractions, integration by parts, and so on."~Marvin Minsky
"A good problem should be more than a mere exercise; it should be challenging and not too easily solved by the student, and it should require some “dreaming” time."~Howard Eves
"A man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and whose denominator is what he thinks of himself. The larger the denominator, the smaller the fraction." ~Leo Tolstoy
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