Making Sense Of Fractions

This 7-week online course stresses teachers’ learning about fractions and focuses on their roles in classrooms as they listen, learn, assess, support, and facilitate math learning. « Return to Online Courses

Summer course: None currently scheduled
Tuition: $500 per participant

Have Questions? Contact us to learn more, for information on hosting a workshop, or to have a conversation about which offering might be best given your particular situation/needs.

Telephone: 617.873.9785
Fax: 617.873.9601
Email: investigations@terc.edu
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In This Course, Participants…

  • learn about models and representations that support students in making sense of operations involving fractions
  • experience the development of ideas about fractions across the grades
  • make connections between the CCSS Standards and Mathematical Practices
  • solve addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems with fractions
  • examine student work
  • read, watch, and listen as students make sense of fractions across the grades

This course has truly been eye opening. I learned fractions through memorizing procedures. Fractions are no longer scary to me, but a topic that will be fun and engaging to teach.

— MSF Online Course Participant

Who Should Attend
Users of Investigations as well as any educators seeking to deepen their knowledge of teaching and learning fractions.

Clock Hours
Receive a certificate indicating 40 clock hours upon completion of the course.

Graduate Credit
Apply for 3 graduate credits through Framingham State University, for an additional fee of $225 paid to FSU. Information and applications are available the first week of the course.