This video shows school children using the Math Glasses to model solutions to 1/2 + 1/3 and 7/12 - 1/3. It was produced in a school classroom and shows students pouring and transferring liquid to determine the sums and differences of fractions.
The main menu of fractionbars.com has an icon titled "Fraction Bars Glasses - Personalized Questions". This link has four levels of questions: Preschool; Grades 1-2; Grades 3-4; and Grades 5-8. Up to six people can enter their names into the personalized questions and answer pre-fraction and fraction statements designed to be answered by using the Math Glasses.
The main menu of fractionbars.com also has an icon titled Glasses Applet. There are fraction questions on this applet that can be answered with the Math Glasses. This applet simulates two Math Glasses that can be filled with water and/or water can be dumped from one glass to the other to answer questions involving fractions.
Visit fractionbars.com for more information.
Tagged under: fractions,teaching,learning,manipulative,conceptual,meaningful,intuitive,classroom,students,teachers,homeschooling,instruction,methods,FractionBars,MathGlasses,measuring,measurement,fraction models,applications,Albert B. Bennett,Fraction Bars
Clip makes it super easy to turn any public video into a formative assessment activity in your classroom.
Add multiple choice quizzes, questions and browse hundreds of approved, video lesson ideas for Clip
Make YouTube one of your teaching aids - Works perfectly with lesson micro-teaching plans
1. Students enter a simple code
2. You play the video
3. The students comment
4. You review and reflect
* Whiteboard required for teacher-paced activities
With four apps, each designed around existing classroom activities, Spiral gives you the power to do formative assessment with anything you teach.
Carry out a quickfire formative assessment to see what the whole class is thinking
Create interactive presentations to spark creativity in class
Student teams can create and share collaborative presentations from linked devices
Turn any public video into a live chat with questions and quizzes