TRC Math: Understanding Students' Thinking About Fractions Gr 3-5 (2 day training) - 004889
Teachers will participate in a two-day learning experience that explores the progression of concepts that students need to understand and apply fractions in meaningful ways. The design of the workshop is intended to provide teachers with research data on children's thinking about fractions and the mathematical tasks related to that thinking. This knowledge will enable teachers to better understand children's reasoning, explanations and use of representations in solving problems involving fractions. Finally, the session will focus on using what we learn about children's thinking in fractions to design tasks or problems to use in both small group and large group instruction.

Audiences Teacher - Elementary (Grades 1-5), Instructional Leaders, Teacher - ESL (English as a Second Language), Teacher - General Education, Teacher - Special Education, Teacher Certification Candidate
21st Century Learning  Vision Article I - New Digital Learning Environment,   Vision Article II - New Learning Standards,   Vision Article III - Assessments for Learning

00893209/26/2017 09:00am - 04:00pmESC Region 11
00893211/15/2017 09:00am - 04:00pmESC Region 11
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Credit Hours   12:00 hours of Continuing Professional Education 
Presenter   Wendy Curtner ESC Region 11, Faith Schwope ESC Region 11, Nancy Trent ESC Region 11 
Seats Left   16 

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If you require special arrangements or have special needs (such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired),
contact Faith Schwope at or (817) 740-7550 at least three weeks prior to the training program date.

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