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Fraction Tracks

This 17:29 minute video from the classic Annenberg Learner series illustrates the practice standard of communication about mathematics among a teacher and her students as they learn and play the "fraction tracks" game. The video also shows how activities like this allow students to use communication as a tool to deepen their understanding of mathematics. Three analysis questions are given at the end of the video to promote dialogue among teachers of mathematics.
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Contributed by: WGBH Boston - Author, Annenberg Learner - Publisher
Math TopicNumber Sense, Fractions, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes, Basic Operations
Grade Level3, 4, 5
Resource TypeDemonstration, Game, Instructional Strategy, Video

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceEducator
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentYes
    • ContributorWGBH Boston - Author, Annenberg Learner - Publisher
    • Publication Date1996
    • RightsCopyright (c) Annenberg Foundation 2011
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    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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