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Wednesday, July 31 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Fractions by Fifth Grade - How do we build deep understanding? (90 min)

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RIDE has declared that having a solid understanding of fractions by the end of fifth grade is as big of an equity barrier as third grade reading! Fractions are more than pizzas and procedures and it is essential that our instruction pursues deep conceptual understanding, procedural fluency and application with equal intensity. Come delve into the progression of fraction concepts in the elementary grades. Explore hands-on area, linear and set models, games and other resources while discussing the strengths and weaknesses of each in order to build deep understanding for each and every student.

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Gina Kilday

Gina Kilday is the Math Interventionist and RtI Coordinator at Metcalf Elementary School in Exeter, RI. She regularly provides math professional development throughout the region and supports mathematics instruction through her work on the NCTM, RIMTA and ATMNE Board of Directors... Read More →


Wednesday July 31, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
NHS - RM 503A Narragansett High School