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Putting Manipulatives to Work Part 2: Developing Fraction Sense in Grades 3-6 with Fraction Circles, Fraction Tiles, Fraction Towers, and Number Lines

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

fraction sense

Presented by Dr. Sara Delano Moore, educational consultant at SDM Learning
Sponsored by ETA hand2mind


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Schools and teachers often find manipulatives gathering dust in the back of a closet.  Our Summer webinar 2016 series will be an opportunity to explore new uses for familiar manipulatives as well as learn about new tools to add to your toolkit.

In part two of our three part series, Dr. Sara Delano Moore shared manipulatives to use to develop fraction sense – understanding what fractions are, making sense of how they behave, and modeling operations with fractions. Learn about using fraction circles, fraction tiles, fraction towers, and number lines to strengthen student learning about fractions.


sara mooreDr. Sara Delano Moore is an educational consultant at SDM Learning.  Sara focuses on helping teachers and students understand mathematics as a coherent and connected discipline.  An experienced teacher and nationally recognized speaker, her work emphasizes the power of deep understanding and multiple representations for learning.  Sara’s interests include building conceptual understanding of mathematics to support procedural fluency and applications, incorporating engaging literature into mathematics & science instruction, and connecting mathematics to engineering design in meaningful ways. Learn more about her education and experience at  Follow her on Twitter @saradelanomoore.


eta hand2mind ETA hand2mind believes that educating students is the most important job in the world. Our story is all about the Educators, Teachers, Parents and Partners who share our goal of helping children learn and succeed. We believe real success in the classroom happens when students learn by doing. We are excited to welcome you on this professional journey and hope that together we can innovate, initiate & invigorate teaching conversations around the country.


Tuesday, July 19, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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