## Reflection: Student Ownership What is a Fraction? - Section 2: Guided Practice

I think it is incredibly powerful to allow student to participate in the learning, instead of 'digesting' what we give them. By allowing students to come up and create a shared meaning of what fractions are and are not, creates student ownership of the learning. This participation also makes the visual anchor that will hang in the room more meaningful.

Students develop a deeper conceptual understanding of a concept when they participate in constructing the meaning and participate in the learning.

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Student Ownership: Student Engagement

# What is a Fraction?

Unit 1: Crazy About Fractions
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## Big Idea: Fractions represent parts of a whole and parts of a set.

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### Sarah Maffei

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