Are you teaching dividing fractions to students who are not engaged or just "don't get it"? Do you have students who are visual learners? I'm going to show you two hands-on, real-world dividing fractions examples that you can show to or demonstrate with your students. "Seeing" the math in real life may help connect some of the dots. Dividing Unit Fractions by Whole Numbers This video shows ... Read More about Dividing Fractions: Hands-On, Real-World Examples

## Free Template for Fractions as Division

Are your students having trouble interpreting word problems that involve dividing whole numbers that result in a fraction? These types of problems are known as fractions as division (5th grade Common Core standard 5.NF.3). If this skill is a challenge for you, I'm here to help! Download this free template for fractions as division to help them organize their thinking! Common ... Read More about Free Template for Fractions as Division

## Free Templates for Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Do you have students who have trouble organizing their work in math? Download these free templates for adding and subtracting fractions to help them! These simple templates are great for students who struggle with spatial organization, but they can be used with any and all learners. If you tutor or are a parent at home, these can be kept inside of a dry erase pocket for a child to use while ... Read More about Free Templates for Adding and Subtracting Fractions

## Tips on Teaching How to Add and Subtract Mixed Numbers

Are you struggling with teaching your students how to add and subtract mixed numbers? If they are comfortable and have shown mastery with adding and subtracting fractions, they should be able to find success with mixed numbers as well. Neatness and organization are important in math in order to reduce calculation errors. I find that using a template to help students organize their work can be ... Read More about Tips on Teaching How to Add and Subtract Mixed Numbers

## Multiply Fractions and Mixed Numbers {Digitally}

Show your students how to multiply fractions and mixed numbers digitally using models and the standard algorithm. To multiply fractions, I use two strategies: visual models and the standard algorithm. To teach mixed number multiplication, I use area models in addition to the standard algorithm. My students have always had a pretty easy time with multiplying fractions using the standard ... Read More about Multiply Fractions and Mixed Numbers {Digitally}

## Multiply Fractions with Visual Models

One of the more challenging skills in teaching fractions is using visual models to show mathematical thinking. In 5th grade, this is an element in both decimal and fraction operations. I like to introduce these operations with the visual models before moving to the standard algorithm of any skill. Let me show you how I use visual models to multiply fractions. Multiplying Fractions with Whole ... Read More about Multiply Fractions with Visual Models

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