Screen shot 2012-09-15 at 3.21.32 PM.png
Click button to open Designer Squares tool in new window

abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz

Home | MathCLIPS Tools | Designer Squares tool



How-To Videos | PDF supports

Designer Squares - for modelling addition of fractions or multiplication of a whole number and a fraction
Screen shot 2012-09-17 at 3.23.29 PM.png
Design Mode: Use the Builder pod controls to "design" the fraction you wish to model, change the number of sections, add or subtract whole numbers, and click to select sections of the square.

Screen shot 2012-09-17 at 3.23.52 PM.png
Drag mode: Drag the fraction modelled in the Builder pod into the workspace, the main area of the tool. Drag and drop sections of the squares to combine them together and simplify the result.

How-To Videos

The following videos are being developed. When they are ready, the list below will become active links to view the movies.

Designing a Fraction
Drag Mode
Custom Setup



PDF supports

The following teacher supports are being developed. When they are ready, the list below will become direct links to download these resources.

How to use the Designer Squares tool (one-pager)
Suggested Contexts to Model with this tool




















































<end>