
06617856
j
2016e.00591
Fennell, Francis (Skip)
McCord Kobett, Beth, Wray, Jonathan A.
Fractions are numbers, too!
Math. Teach. Middle Sch. 19, No. 8, 486493 (2014).
2014
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Reston, VA
EN
F43
D43
D53
fractions
number sense
fraction sense
teaching
concept formation
number representations
decimal numbers
equivalent fractions
comparing and ordering fractions
student activities
percentages
ratio
proportion
reallife mathematics
problem posing
Summary: Student understanding of fractions as numbers, a foundational element of fraction sense and a critical prerequisite of work with operations, is explored through realworld connections.