ENROLLMENT OPENS MAY 12, 2019: STREAM: Fraction Models and Operations (3-5) (Jun. 2 – 22, 2019)

This course examines learning progressions and models related to operations on fractions. Another module, Developing Fraction Concepts 3-5, explores the meaning of “fraction” and fundamental concepts of equivalence and comparison. This module goes a step further to examine conceptual understanding of fraction operations and the models used to develop these concepts.  Specific goals and activities include the following:  

  • Examine different types of conceptual models used to represent fraction operations.
  • Discover how learning progression guide students’ developing knowledge of fraction operations in grades 3-5.
  • Explore and apply fraction operations in real-world contexts.

Created by the STREAM project and facilitated by Tom Redmon, Daly Elementary School

15 Renewal Units

Enrollment opens – May 12, 2109

How to Enroll: Visit STREAM: Fraction Models and Operations (3-5) on the Teacher Learning Hub

STREAM: Connecting Length, Area, and Volume (K-5) (May 5-24, 2019)

This three-week module will expand your vision of what it takes to develop conceptual understanding of linear measurement, perimeter, area, and volume. You will determine linear measurements of shapes, cover surfaces with square units to find area, and fill spaces to measure volume. You will delve into the relationships and structures of area, perimeter, and volume. Specific goals and activities include the following:

  • Develop a mini-progression for learning a concept related to perimeter, area, and/or volume in grades K-5.
  • Read about conceptually taught lessons, identify learning progressions within the lessons, and diagnose student misconceptions.
  • Analyze and employ Math Talk as a tool for developing conceptual understanding.
  • Solve, share, and defend solutions for perimeter, area, and volume problems.

Facilitated by Georgia Cobbs, University of Montana 

15 Renewal Units

Enrollment Opens – April 14, 2019

How to Enroll: Visit STREAM: Connecting Length, Area, and Volume on the Teacher Learning Hub