Understanding Why Multiplication and Division Are Necessary For Fractions

This is a webinar on Why Circle is Not the Best Shape To Teach Fractions and How to Introduce Fractions


1. What is the elementary building block of multiplication

2. Fast adding of the same number (skip counting)

3. Why understanding area builds understanding in multiplication

4. Parts needed to do multiplication

5. Factoring – essential understanding for upper-level math

6. The division symbols, – why so many?

7. The connection between division and fractions