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Equivalent Fractions
This virtual manipulative from NCTM Illuminations uses area (circles,squares) and linear measure representations. Fractions - Equivalent
This is an interactive activity from NLVM in which you are given an area representation of a fraction and you are asked to create and name an equivalent fraction. Fractions - Naming
This is an interactive activity from NLVM in which you are given an area representation of a fraction and you are asked to name the fraction. Fractions - Comparing
This is an interactive activity from NLVM that uses a common denominator strategy for comparing two fractions. Fractions - Visualizing
This is an interactive activity from NLVM in which you are given a numeric representation then asked to create an area representation. Math Gizmos

Ross, John A. and Bruce, Cathy , Student Achievement Effects of Technology-Supported Remediation of Understanding of Fractions, http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/field-centres/ross/Ross-BruceCSSE09.pdf
Students have difficulty learning fractions and problems in understanding fractions persist into adulthood, with moderate to severe consequences for everyday and occupational decision making. Remediation of student misconceptions is hampered by deficiencies in teachersâ€™ knowledge of the discipline and pedagogical content knowledge. We theorized that a technology
resource could provide the sequencing and scaffolding that teachers might have difficulty providing. Five sets of learning objects, called CLIPS, were developed to provide remediation on fraction concepts.

## Fractions - Exploring Part/Whole Relationships

## Student Links

Equivalent Fractions

This virtual manipulative from NCTM Illuminations uses area (circles,squares) and linear measure representations.

Fractions - Equivalent

This is an interactive activity from NLVM in which you are given an area representation of a fraction and you are asked to create and name an equivalent fraction.

Fractions - Naming

This is an interactive activity from NLVM in which you are given an area representation of a fraction and you are asked to name the fraction.

Fractions - Comparing

This is an interactive activity from NLVM that uses a common denominator strategy for comparing two fractions.

Fractions - Visualizing

This is an interactive activity from NLVM in which you are given a numeric representation then asked to create an area representation.

Math Gizmos

- Area Models of Fractions (Fraction Artist 1)
- Area Models of Fractions (Fraction Artist 2)
- Set Models of Fractions (Toy Factory)
- Equivalent Fractions - Fraction Tiles
- Rectangular Area Models of Fractions - Comparing (Modeling Fractions)
- Linear Models of Fractions - Comparing (Fraction Garden)
- Comparing and Ordering Fractions
- Fractions Greater than One - Fraction Tiles
- Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers
- Function Machines 1

Equivalent Fraction RingsThis is an interactive activity in which you practice making equivalent fractions using a fraction ring.

## Teacher Links

Fractions Representing Part/Whole Relationships CLIPS Content at a Glance CL001_CAG_May 7.pdfList and description of Additional Resources available through CLIPS:

CL001_Additional Resources.pdfNCTM Illuminations Web Links - Number and Operations

Math Frog - Grades 4-6 - UW's links to fun resources

## Research Links

Ross, John A. et al,Connecting Practice and Research: CLIPS Project - Final Report to the Ontario Ministry of Education, http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/field-centres/ross/Ross%20etal%202008.pdfRoss, John A. and Bruce, Cathy ,

, http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/field-centres/ross/Ross-BruceCSSE09.pdfStudent Achievement Effects of Technology-Supported Remediation of Understanding of FractionsStudents have difficulty learning fractions and problems in understanding fractions persist into adulthood, with moderate to severe consequences for everyday and occupational decision making. Remediation of student misconceptions is hampered by deficiencies in teachersâ€™ knowledge of the discipline and pedagogical content knowledge. We theorized that a technology

resource could provide the sequencing and scaffolding that teachers might have difficulty providing. Five sets of learning objects, called CLIPS, were developed to provide remediation on fraction concepts.