Math: Number Sense
This webcast showcases best practices when it comes to the teaching of fractions. How do teachers and school district personnel ensure deep "conceptual and procedural knowledge of fractions," as stated by the national math panel report? The site also provides additional resources.
CRA is an intervention for mathematics instruction that research suggests can enhance the mathematics performance of students. It is a three-part instructional strategy, with each part building on the previous instruction to promote student learning and retention and to address conceptual knowledge.
Explains three ways to improve students' number sense.
Online activities. Thinking about numbers using frames of 5 or 10 can be a helpful way to learn basic number facts. The four games that can be played with this applet help to develop counting and addition skills. (Primary)
Interventions for fractions, decimals, percents, estimation, and proportions for secondary students.
Interventions for place value, comparing whole numbers, money, 2- and 3-digit numbers, fractions, decimals, ordinal numbers, number lines, and estimation for elementary students.
Instructional research and strategies to support developing concepts related to number sense.
Suggestions for the progression in working with students on fractions and understanding concepts behind fractions.