A calling ...

"We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims."

"Make the world work for 100% of humanity in the shortest possible time through spontaneous cooperation without ecological offense or the disadvantage of anyone."

- Buckminster Fuller

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Multiply a whole number by a fraction

My "Math Takeover" is in full swing. Of course, I forgot to bring the textbook home.

I read the SOL and the pacing guide, however, which clearly indicates a need to develop concept understanding through models, manipulatives, visual representations, and a linkage of these things to symbols.