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THE FRACTION THINKBOOK: THE THINKING STUDENT'S GUIDE--FROM FRACTIONS TO ALGEBRA
WHAT THE FRACTION THINKBOOK CAN HELP STUDENTS DO:
1. Visualize Fractions
2. Compare Fractions
3. Add, Subtract, Multiply and Divide, Proper Fractions and Improper Fractions,
and perform all operations with Mixed Numbers
4. AND MOST IMPORTANTLY: UNDERSTAND THE REASONS BEHIND ALL OF THE RULES AND "TRICKS" USED IN MANIPULATING FRACTIONS
THE PERFECT RESOURCE FOR COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS
Common Core State Standards for Grades 3, 4, 5 and 6:
CCSS. Math Contents
Grade 3: 3.NF.A.1; 3.NF.A.2; 3.NF.A.3
Grade 4: 4.NF.A.1; 4.NF.A.2; 4.NF.B.3; 4.NF.B.4; 4.NF.C.5; 4.NF.C.6; 4.NF.C.7
Grade 5: 5.NF.A.1; 5.NF.A.2; 5.NF.B.3; 5.NF.B.4; 5.NF.B.5; 5.NF.B.6; 5.NF.B.7
Grade 6: 6.NS.A.1; 6.NS.B.2
The Fraction ThinkBook includes 11 activities that stress understanding over rote memorization.
"The absolute BEST resource/workbook ever developed for middle school mathematics."
The workbook presents a visual (right brain) technique for working
with fractions, as well as helping students make the transition from middle school mathematics to algebra.
The 2017 revised edition includes activities on ratio, proportion, decimal numbers, and percent.
"Does a wonderful job of connecting middle school mathematics to algebra."
"An excellent resource for home schooling."
THE FRACTION THINKBOOK
WHO USES THE FRACTION THINKBOOK AND WHY?
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To The Teacher
LIVING WITH MATH: MAKING HEALTHY DECISIONS FOR YOURSELF AND THE EARTH
Investigates everyday topics using clear and concise language.
LIVING WITH MATH
Some of the topics covered in the book are: Money matters,
specifically the national debt and inflation, diet, and climate change,
to name just a few. A great read for the layperson.
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Intermediate Physics by Ira Nirenberg--a FREE online textbook produced by CK-12 can be found at
1. MSI (MATH SCIENCE INSTITUTE) is a mathematics conference modeled after the Exeter summer math conference but held in New Orleans at Tulane University in mid July and sponsored by Metairie Park Country Day School.
MSI MATH CONFERENCE
2. The MSI newsletter has lots of cool math articles!
MSI fall 2011
MSI spring 2012
3. Digital copies for my classes "Physics for Math Teachers" and "Pre calculus and Astronomy" presented at the Anja S. Greer Summer Mathematics Conference at Exeter Phillips Academy will available to all participants on June 16, 2017
To find out more about the Anja S. Greer Exeter mathematics conference see the link below.
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