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Deciphering Ratios with TI-Nspire™ Technology: Are They Fractions?

Technology: TI-Nspire™ Technology
Topic: Building Concepts
Speakers: Michelle Rinehart, Jennifer Wilson

Is a ratio the same as a fraction? Or is there more to the mathematical story with ratios and proportional relationships?

After experiencing dynamic TI-Nspire™ models from the free Building Concepts lesson series, you might be surprised at the answer. This session will focus on:

  • Connecting ratios and proportional relationships through a coherent story within and across Grades 6, 7, and 8
  • Leveraging TI-Nspire™ technology to enhance visualization in support of learning and developing concepts
  • Implementing effective teaching practices to support developing concepts


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