Simon Gregg has been incredibly kind to Fraction Talks. If you need an example of how to engage kids in fractional discourse, follow his twitter feed.
I asked him if he could screencast some short snippets of him using fraction talks with students. Below are two videos of reasoning. Continue reading
Here is the hook.
Before continuing on, try and make an estimate. What is too small? What is too big? What sections can you easily identify?
Maybe you fit into one of the following strategies (They are not mutually exclusive), or maybe you want to switch after reading them. (I know I did). Continue reading