A lack of a deep conceptual understanding of fractions at the elementary level can be a serious impediment to high school math achievements. Through problem solving activities, this workshop aims to examine the stumbling blocks in teaching and learning of fractions and provide the participants with fresh new ideas to take back to their classroom.
CMSCE, at Rutgers University, provides professional development for K-12 educators to enhance science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teaching and learning in the classroom.
The activities were a great way for me to visualize what I need to do. Also there were instances when we were able to go through an activity, then choose an topic & design an activity that followed the guidelines.