Kids who have been cruising along in math often seem to hit a wall once they get to fractions. But fractions don’t have to be difficult. In this quick video, I explain why the usual “1 part out of 4” definition can be confusing to kids. Plus, I show you a better definition that’s easier for kids to understand and helps them feel confident with fractions right from the start!
And if you’d like to learn more about teaching fractions, check out my new Well-Trained Mind Academy class starting in February. For just $35, you can attend three live online sessions where you’ll learn everything you need to know to teach fractions, from basic concepts up through fraction multiplication and division. Or, you can buy the recorded sessions for $25 and watch at your convenience. Either way, you’ll be ready to teach fractions with confidence.