Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
Scheduled for: TBD
Most workshops run during the summer months, but if there is enough interest in a workshop I will also run them during the school year. Click below and let me know you are interested!
FRACTIONS (Part 1) - REVIEW OF FRACTIONS
Come learn about fractions. Define proper and improper fractions. Understand where fractions exist on a number line, and learn why common denominators matter.
FRACTIONS (Part 2) - EXPLORE MORE FRACTIONS
Review the relationship of mixed numbers and improper fractions. Learn to create equivalent fractions and how they can be used for adding and subtracting fractions.
FRACTIONS (Part 3) - EXPLORE RECIPROCALS
Define reciprocals and why they matter. Explore how multiplying fractions work and why "keep-change-flip" is used when dividing fractions.
Come learn about fractions and decimals. Explore place values and the relationship of changing fractions to decimals, or decimals to fractions.
We'll wrap up fractions and decimals with percentages. Explore how percentages are a type of fraction, and strategies for quick calculations of percentages useful in real world examples.
Let's wrap up by talking about all we have been learning in the last 5 weeks. Come bring questions and observations about fractions, decimals, and percentages as we play with and dialogue about how they can be useful.