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Strengthening Students’ Understanding of Fractions with TI-Nspire™ Technology

Technology: TI‑Nspire™ Technology
Topic: Building Concepts
Speakers: Gail Burrill, Tom Dick

As elementary and middle grades students develop an understanding the number system, they must have a strong concept of fractions as numbers.

In this webinar, we will explore a series of dynamic, interactive TI-Nspire simulations that help students cultivate a deeper understanding of equivalence, ordering and operations with fractions. Using pictorial representations, students will learn how to use equivalence as a strategy to add and subtract fractions while they apply previous understandings of multiplication and division to fractions. See how TI-Nspire technology can better prepare students for later extensions of the number system, such as rational, irrational and complex numbers. (2014)

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