From YouTube, produced by New Mexico State University

Whole numbers are no better than any others!
Practice plotting values on the number line as a passionate activist rises up and demands equity for all numbers, including fractions and decimals.
Number Rights addresses number and operations standar...ds as well as the process standard, as established by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). It supports students in:
Comparing and ordering fractions, decimals, and percents efficiently and finding their approximate locations on a number line.
Building new mathematical knowledge through problem solving.
Solving problems that arise in mathematics and in other contexts.
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From YouTube, produced by Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz

A basic way to learn fractions is by using them in ways that can be related to, such as scenarios involving currency. Discover how to use food to learn about uncommon denominators.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz

In this video, the instructor shows how breaking a whole into a few parts gives a few large pieces, and how breaking a whole in several parts gives you several smaller pieces. Suitable for third-grade students and older.

In this video, the instructor shows how breaking a whole into a few parts gives a few large pieces, and how breaking a whole in several parts gives you several smaller pieces. Suitable for third-grade students and older.

This video helps identify the different parts of a fraction. Story problems and pictures are used to help reinforce the concept. The instructor, in his conversational tone, uses a black screen as a 'chalkboard.' Different colors and pictures are us...ed for clarification. (02:47)[more]

An informal introduction to why we need to learn about fractions, with examples from sports, food, etc. This is the introduction to a longer lesson (Lesson 6) consists of a general tutorial about fractions. NOTE: the use of printed notes is integrat...ed with the video (although not this introductory segment of the video). Just the teacher in front of a whiteboard, with some silly introductory stuff. The actual content begins around 1:45.[more]

This short video is from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for more than eight years. Mr. Chang discusses the history of fractions.

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