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Alex Fafara Problem 5, page 6 Educational Psychology Prof. Chinn Topic : Fractions Outline of My Instructional Plan: My first step of teaching fractions to students would be to explain that they are the numbers in between the numbers used for counting. Using a number to show examples, such as 1½, ¾, and 5/6. I would then put the students into groups of four to come up with real world uses of fractions, with examples. When have the students used fractions before, outside of class? Once they have real world examples, I will ask the groups to determine if the use of fractions is more useful or less useful for these examples, and to explain why. Are there times when using fractions will be easier than using whole numbers? Are there times when it would be too difficult? Are some fractions easier to understand than others? I would then set up different simulations for the groups to participate in, a cooking station, a bank station, a science station, etc, throughout the classroom, where students

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## This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course EDU 306 taught by Professor Chinn during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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