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Demystifying The Fraction Rules We Teach

Demystifying The Fraction Rules We Teach

I've recently been working on two new progression videos that will focus on the operations of fractions. Here are some sketches from the addition and multiplication progression... In planning and researching the flow of each progression, I encountered lots of rules we...

Reasoning with Fractions Through the Lens of a 10 Yr Old

Reasoning with Fractions Through the Lens of a 10 Yr Old

My daughter has laid down a marker when it comes to reasoning with fractions. Well, at least in my small world. She’s 10. She won’t read this post for a long time because her mom and I know what she reads on the internet…at least we hope we do. Maybe she’ll never read...

Behind the Scenes: The Creation of a Progression Video

Behind the Scenes: The Creation of a Progression Video

In recent months, I've received a lot of questions asking how I create the progression videos. Here's how it all goes down. Step 1: Research There are so many great resources available for early number concepts but I continually found myself coming back to Clements...

The Progression of Fractions

I'm excited to share the 4th installment of the Making Sense Series which explores meaning, equivalence, and comparison of fractions. Fractions are the gatekeeper of algebraic thinking and probably a big reason why we suffer from arithmophobia as a society.  I'm...