## Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Equivalent Fractions with Models - Section 3: Closer

Light bulb!  One of the greatest joys as an educator is when you get to see the light bulb turn on in student’s mind.  That ah ha moment of self-discovery is priceless.  Albeit amazing to witness this small miracle in your students, it is also very powerful for students to have this happen.  The more students are able to see the relationships between things for themselves, the deeper their understanding of a concept becomes.  Enjoy the moments light bulb moments as a pat on the back for yourself and the student.

Student self-discovery is powerful.
Developing a Conceptual Understanding: Student self-discovery is powerful.

# Equivalent Fractions with Models

Unit 4: Adding and Subtracting Fractions
Lesson 7 of 17

## Big Idea: This one’s the same as that and that one is the same as this.

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Math, Fractions, mixed numbers
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### Erin Doughty

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