55 minutes | Oct 11, 2021

Rethinking Fractions - An Interview with Shelley Yearley

Today we speak with Shelley Yearley all about how we can rethink fractions in the mathematics classroom! Shelley is a fellow Ontario educator, researcher and author who has held many roles over her career which you will hear all about today including her most recent role as she has returned to the classroom!Stick with us and you learn why you should focus on unit fractions before rushing to the algorithm for operating with fractions; what the Fraction Learning Pathway is and how it can help you in your classroom; and, why students & many adults struggle with fractions and what we can do about it.You’ll Learn: How we can understand fractions at a deeper level (as educators)Why students & many adults struggle with fractions and what we can do about it.Why you should ask students what they knowWhy you should focus on unit fractions before any operations with fractionsWhat is the Fraction Learning Pathway and how you can use it in your classroom.Resources: Targeted implementation planning supports 4 revised mathematicshttps://www.Mathies.ca https://www.fractionslearningpathways.ca/Rethinking Fractionshttps://twitter.com/shelleyyearly  Right now the 2021 Make Math Moments Virtual Summit is Open For Registration! Learn the smartest ways to engage, reach, and strengthen your students in K-12 math classrooms.Participate in this 2-Day LIVE Event for FREE! Register: https://summit.makemathmoments.com 
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