In my post Squashing Fraction Misconceptions, I talked about the advantage of building number lines with fraction bars. As an extension to that blog post, which you can find HERE, I wanted to share another fraction number line activity with you. This is a mental math strategy that makes students ...

# Fractions & Decimals

Learning about fractions and decimals can be intimidating for elementary students. Check out all of the resources below for tips, strategies and resources for teaching and reviewing fractions and decimals.

## Fly on the Math Teacher’s Wall – Squashing Fraction Misconceptions

This month, I have the pleasure of linking up with 15 great math bloggers for the Fly on the Math Teacher's Wall Blog Hop. Our topic for discussion is fractions. Today, I want to discuss the importance of using number lines with students to get them to conceptually understand fractions. Number ...

## Math Vocabulary Link Up

Today I have the pleasure of linking up with Sarah and Courtney of Adventures in Guided Math for the Wednesday Linky. This week we are sharing ideas on how math vocabulary is taught or reinforced in our schools. Research states that teaching essential vocabulary terms is critical to ...