Mastering Fractions

Audience: 4th - 5th Grade Teachers

Presenter(s): Darcie Achord

Length: 80 minutes

Level: Intermediate Procedural

Session Description:

Are fractions that one part of the math curriculum that you wish you could skip? This session is designed to help teachers overcome the anxiety often associated with teaching this difficult concept. Attendees will learn to start at the foundational level and build toward fraction multiplication/division within the context of problem solving. The course is suitable for new teachers, or those just needing strategies to help support the new demands of the Common Core Standards.

Speaker Bio:

Darcie has spent all of her 8 teaching years at Sagebrush, with 6 being in 5th grade. With all its unique odors and attitude, she has a passion for educating 5th graders. She holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in education from the University of Wyoming.