Doing Fractions with Pattern Blocks

Date: February 5th, 2009

Undergirding the paper-and-pencil manipulations of linear-sequential abstract math symbols is the world of 2-dimensional pictorial representations and 3-dimensional spatial representations with manipulatives. This is an interactive world, and it is at our fingertips for exploring mathematics. The beauty of it is that it allows us to literally SEE and DO the math. This makes math […]

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