Focus on Fractions: Lessons in Action

Interested in how you can incorporate the instructional strategies and technology practices from PowerUp into your teaching? Join us for our “Focus on Fractions” series!

View previous posts here: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

Check out our Lesson in Action, Thinking Aloud: Fractions Assessment, to see how one teacher used the PowerUp online fractions assessments to inform her lessons on fractions.  

Looking for more ideas on teaching fractions? View our Lessons in Action for a peek inside a classroom and to gather valuable ideas for your own lessons!

Want some cool tools you can use in your own lessons? Looking for tech-based activities you can use to help support student understanding? Check back tomorrow for our recommendations!

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