New Workshops Added: “Fractions – The Whole Story” for either 3rd, 4th, or 5th Grades

During each of these three workshops teachers will learn about the content related to either the 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade fraction standard as well as experience aligned activities they can use with their students.

3rd Grade Workshop: One of the major focuses of third grade is fractions – specifically understanding unit fractions, notations, the size of each fraction and comparing fractions. During this workshop teachers will learn about the content related to each 3rd grade fraction standard as well as experience aligned activities they can use with their 3rd grade students. These activities will provide students with much needed practice and a deep understanding of fractions. Each teacher will receive a copy of Marilyn Burns’ book Lessons for Introducing Fractions.

Tuesday, October 14th
9:00am – 3:00pm
Illinois Heartland Library System
6725 Goshen Road
Edwardsville, IL
Click HERE for the 3rd grade workshop registration form.

4th Grade Workshop: One of the major focuses of fourth grade is fractions – specifically adding and subtracting fractions. During this workshop teachers will learn about the content related to each 4th grade fraction standard as well as experience aligned activities they can use with their 4th grade students. These activities will provide students with much needed practice and a deep understanding of fractions. Each teacher will receive a copy of Marilyn Burns’ book Lessons for Extending Fractions.

Wednesday, October 15th
9:00am – 3:00pm
Illinois Heartland Library System
6725 Goshen Road
Edwardsville, IL
Click HERE for the 4th grade workshop registration form.

5th Grade Workshop: One of the major focuses of fifth grade is fractions – specifically adding and subtracting fractions as well as multiplying and dividing fractions. During this workshop teachers will learn about the content related to each 5th grade fraction standard as well as experience aligned activities they can use with their 5th grade students. These activities will provide students with much needed practice and a deep understanding of fractions. Each teacher will receive a copy of Marilyn Burns’ book Lessons for Multiplying and dividing Fractions.

Thursday, October 16th
9:00am – 3:00pm
Illinois Heartland Library System
6725 Goshen Road
Edwardsville, IL
Click HERE for the 5th grade workshop registration form.

Cost: Madison County PD Co-op members: No Fee
All others: $50 (lunch is on your own)

If you have further questions, please contact Anna Dyson via email HERE or call 618-296-6444.

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