## Math Wheels for Note-taking?

### Teaching Fractions with the Ultimate Fraction Toolkit

“When are we ever going to use this in real life?” Don’t we all love this inevitable question during math class? Basically, it’s the math

### Engaging Fraction Games and Activities

Upper Elementary and Middle School Fraction Practice Ready for some engaging fraction games and activities to help upper elementary and middle school math students master

### Quick and Easy Card Game for Adding Fractions

Students often need extra practice with adding fractions, especially when they aren’t technically learning about it any more. Those fractions pop up in so many

### Teaching Fractions Using Fraction Benchmarks and Estimation

Teaching Fractions, Week 3: Fraction Benchmarks and Estimation In the fraction standards review section of last weekâ€™s fraction post, I briefly summarized the fraction skills

### How to Teach Fraction Division….Another Way

Teaching Fraction Division in Middle School Have you ever spent time teaching fraction division to your 5th or 6th grade math students (or even

### WHY NOT the Butterfly Method When Adding and Subtracting Fractions?

The “butterfly method” for comparing, adding, and subtracting fractions – WHY are teachers teaching this?  Although it seems like a fun, easy way to add

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