A Focus on Fractions : Bringing Research to the Classroom
Looking Back Questions at the end of each chapter provide teachers the opportunity to analyze student thinking and consider instructional strategies for their own students.
Instructional Links help teachers relate concepts from the chapter to their own instructional materials and programs.
Big Ideas frame the chapters and provide a platform for meaningful exploration of the teaching of fractions.
Answer Key posted online offers extensive explanations of in-chapter questions.
New sections devoted to the CCSSM and OGAP Fraction Progression are woven throughout the book as well as a new stand alone chapter on the OGAP Fraction Progression.
The OGAP Fraction Framework is an all-new eResource, now available as a free download from the book's website: www.routledge.com/9781138816442.
- Paperback | 220 pages
- 152 x 229 x 12.7mm | 318g
- 03 Aug 2015
- Taylor & Francis Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- New edition
- 2nd New edition
- 237 Line drawings, black and white; 14 Tables, black and white
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Table of contents
1. Developing Understanding of Fractions through Visual Models
2. Fractions are Quantities
3. What is the Whole?
5. Comparing and Ordering Fractions
6. Number Lines and Fractions
7. The Density of Fractions
8. Equivalent Fractions and Comparisons
9. Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
10. Multiplication and Division of Fractions
11. The OGAP Fraction Framework
"To watch teachers interact with the research and practical suggestions in this book is exhilarating. The real joy, however, is seeing them use this learned knowledge as they instruct their students. This is a book for all of us who have struggled to help students make sense of fractions."--Mary Montgomery Lindquist, Fuller E. Callaway Professor of Mathematics Education, Emeritus, Past President of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
"This book is a tour de force in relating research and practice in mathematics education, and as such it should also be of great interest to researchers and graduate students in the field."--Edward A. Silver, William A. Brownell Professor of Education, University of Michigan
About Caroline B. Ebby
Robert E. Laird is a research associate with the Vermont Mathematics Initiative at the University of Vermont and a member of the OGAP leadership team.
Edwin L. Marsden was professor of mathematics and former chair of the department of mathematics at Norwich University.
Caroline B. Ebby, Ph.D is a senior researcher at the Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE), an adjunct associate professor at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania, and a member of the OGAP leadership team.