Building Bridges from Concrete to Abstract, Part 4: Multiplication & Division of Fractions & Decimals

Presented by: Dr. Sara Delano Moore, educational consultant at SDM Learning
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Teaching well with manipulatives means helping learners connect concrete representations with more abstract ways of presenting mathematics. This four-part series of webinars examines strategies for transitioning from manipulative-based mathematics to using abstract representations such as algorithms.

In this fourth and final webinar of the series, Dr. Sara Delano Moore shared strategies for helping students understand what happens when we multiply or divide fractions and decimals so they can identify the elements of the algorithms in the models they build with manipulatives. Learn how to support students as they master these critical skills building fraction fluency.

View other edWebinars in this series:

Building Bridges from Concrete to Abstract Part 1: Addition & Subtraction of Whole Numbers & Decimals

Building Bridges from Concrete to Abstract Part 2: Multiplication & Division of Whole Numbers

Building Bridges from Concrete to Abstract Part 3: Addition & Subtraction of Fractions