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Topic: fourth graders and fractions
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Gail R. Englert

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fourth graders and fractions
Posted: Aug 7, 1995 4:16 PM
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> To: "QUEK::MOY"@us.oracle.com (Michael Moy (send mail to mmoy@us.oracle.com) 07-Aug-1995 1012)
> Date: Mon, 7 Aug 95 16:05:41 EDT
> In-Reply-To: <95080710233334@clyppr.us.oracle.com>; from "Michael Moy (send mail to mmoy@us.oracle.com) 07-Aug-1995 1012" at Aug 7, 95 10:23 am
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> According to Michael Moy (send mail to mmoy@us.oracle.com) 07-Aug-1995 1012:

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> > Can fourth graders relate to rational numbers though?
> >
> > Michael Moy
> > mmoy@us.oracle.com
> >


Sure they can... have you ever watched a group of kids figure
out how to share three candy bars between four people? If you
help students gain an idea of what rational numbers are through
the use of many different concrete experiences, they will be
able to use the numbers with confidence and understanding.


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Gail R. Englert ;-} One of the secrets of life is to make
genglert@pen.k12.va.us stepping stones out of stumbling blocks.
... Jack Penn





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