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Thursday, February 18 • 9:00am - 12:00pm
Fractions and Decimals: One Big Idea

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Decimals and fractions are key areas of number sense needed for success in Math. We have to make sure we depict them as different symbolic representations of the same big idea.
We will look at:
- meaningful activities to promote a deep understanding of decimals and fractions
- decimals as an extension of our place value system and as fractions with special rules
- “unit fractions” and “unit decimals”
- common misconceptions about decimals and fractions
- four models we need kids to see and use.

Speakers
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Keith Van De Keere

Numeracy Consultant, Learning Network
Keith is a strong advocate for continued improvement of math education. He sees numeracy as an essential part of all education discussions. He works primarily with K - 9 teachers where he facilitates workshops, assists lesson and unit planning, and does team teaching and lesson demos... Read More →


Thursday February 18, 2021 9:00am - 12:00pm MST
CATCA Virtual Room 071