Math Coach's Corner Developing Fraction Number Sense Through Part/Whole Thinking. Students develop fraction number sense through concrete and pictorial experiences. Fractions can be decomposed and composed, just like whole numbers.
Older children can use this to learn the table finger trick. Fold down finger you're multiplying 9 by; count how many fingers to the left of that folded down finger & how many to the right of that finger That's your answer, 6 x 9 = 54