The Rational Number Project (RNP) advocates teaching fractions using a model that emphasizes multiple representations and connections among different representations. Fraction Operations and Initial Decimal Ideas includesincludes: (a) a module of 28 lessons related to fraction operations, decimal concepts, order, equivalence and operations with decimals (addition/subtraction); (b) strategies to deepen student understanding as they develop meaning and procedural skill with fraction operations and initial decimal ideas; (c) understanding of the support teachers in urban settings need to teach RNP curricula effectively; (d) an online professional workshop to prepare teachers to use this new module.

- Subject:
- Education
- Mathematics
- Material Type:
- Activity/Lab
- Assessment
- Homework/Assignment
- Lesson Plan
- Teaching/Learning Strategy
- Provider:
- Maryland Public Television
- University of Minnesota
- Provider Set:
- Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
- Author:
- Kathleen Cramer
- Seth Leavitt
- Terry Wyberg