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An Arts-Based Approach to Teaching Fractions

Mary Barr Goral and Lynda R. Wiest 

September 2007, Volume 14, Issue 2, Page 74

Abstract:
Studies have shown that movement and music enhance learning and retention of academic content. Lessons are listed in this article that integrate kinesthetic activity and rhythm into the teaching of equivalent fractions.

Keywords:
Article
Grades 3-5
Teacher in Training / Preservice Teacher
Conceptual Development
Games / Puzzles
Math Coordinator / Coach
Differentiated Instruction
Lesson Plans
Fractions / Decimals / Percents / Rational Numbers
Representation