**Course: Teaching concepts of multiplying and dividing fractions**

Go beyond the procedural as this session shares key teaching strategies for multiplying and dividing fractions.

**Description**Go beyond the procedural as this session shares key teaching strategies for multiplying and dividing fractions.

**Content Topics**- Benefits of teaching fractions conceptually
- Examples of strategies to teach fractions conceptually
- How multiplying and dividing fractions differ conceptually

**Competencies***Knowledge*- Become more familiar with the developmental abilities of elementary school students, especially spatial ones related to fractions
- Learn about multiple instructional strategies related to fractions and the concepts behind how the operations of how multiplying and dividing work

*Skills*- Develop lesson plans that incorporate activities to teach the concept of multiplying/dividing fractions
- Effectively implement strategies that will support mathematical inquiry in their classroom
- Develop skills for capturing student understanding about fractions (e.g. math journals and manipulative experiences)

*Mindset*- Understanding concepts is an essential element to mastering fractions
- Inquiry is a learned skill and students must be given opportunities to practice