Monday, April 13, 2015
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Kinder students practiced more than, less than, and equal to using natural objects.
Students also developed a garden character using these concrete manipulatives.
A simple leaf helped introduce and engage 1st graders into fractional thinking.
Students demonstrated their understanding of the concept using sidewalk chalk and trash collected from around the garden.
In 45 minutes most of the students left the outdoor classroom with a REAL experience of how to make fractions using their hands and their heart, not just their head.