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How to divide fractions: 3 easy steps to solve hard problems

Teaching your students how to divide fractions can be just as simple as teaching multiplication… once you know all of the little tricks to get the right answer.

But — as with any math concept — when you teach division, you don’t want your students to just solve a problem. You want them to understand what’s happening in each question. 

But, that’s the thing. It’s tough to get them to understand dividing fractions if you don’t quite get it yourself.

We were a bit confused on the subject, too. That’s why we looked into the best tools and easiest ways to make sure your class understands the key concepts for dividing fractions. Pay close attention, and by the end of this article you’ll be a fully equipped, ultra confident fraction division master.

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How to Put the Six Blended Learning Models into Action [+ Examples & Download]

Many teachers cannot always satisfy the learning needs and speeds of all students — whether they be gifted, struggling or anywhere between – with the limited amount of time in today’s classrooms.

Administrators can introduce blended learning to address this issue. The practice is divided into six models, which each combine traditional teaching methods with different ways of using computerized instruction.

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Learning Math With Games: A Complete Guide To Transform Your Classroom

Since the late ’90s, video games have become very popular amongst kids and considered as one of the norms in our mainstream media today. As per Forbes, it is estimated that over one and a half billion people (20% of the total population) play video games and not so surprisingly over 60% amongst them are still in school.

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8 Active Learning Strategies and Examples [+ Downloadable List]

As a teacher, one of your biggest challenges is to plan lessons that inspire your students to stay actively involved in the learning process.

But you’ve probably noticed that traditional, teacher-centered learning plans aren’t always conducive to achieving that inspiration.

That’s where active learning strategies come into play. You can use them to empower, engage, and stimulate a classroom by putting students at the center of the learning process.

Get inspired by these 8 strategies that will help students talk more openly, think more creatively and — ultimately — become more engaged in the process of learning.

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