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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 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.

"The absolute BEST resource/workbook ever developed for middle school mathematics."

"Does a wonderful job of connecting middle school mathematics to algebra."

"An excellent resource for home schooling."
Available at Amazon.com in late January 2017

WHO USES THE FRACTION THINKBOOK AND WHY?

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## LIVING WITH MATH: MAKING HEALTHY DECISIONS FOR YOURSELF AND THE EARTH

Investigates everyday topics using clear and concise language.

Some of the topics covered in the book are: Money matters,

specifically the national debt and inflation, diet, and climate change,

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LIVING WITH MATH

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### Intermediate Physics by Ira Nirenberg--a FREE online textbook produced by CK-12 can be found at

Intermediate Physics

#### More Stuff!

### 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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