Taking the Fear Out of Fractions Workshop


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Understanding and using fractions is a missing piece in so many students’ successful experiences. In this workshop, we will discuss all the meanings of fractions and practice using and recognizing the vocabulary. Then, you will learn about how the basic operations work and why. Finally, we will cover all the ways fractions are used to help us describe so many different mathematical objects and ideas. These fractions are a marvelous advancement for the human race; let’s all benefit from them and make friends. Upon completion of this workshop, you will no longer dread the fraction. 


  • The different contexts of fractions, hands-on
  • Smart multiplying and dividing fractions
  • Just how do you find a common denominator (adding and subtracting)
  • Uses of fractions (calculus, trigonometry, rational expressions, etc.)
  • History of the concept
  • The fundamental theory of fractions
  • Conversions
  • Rational expressions and equations




Class size:  minimum of 4, maximum of 8.

Virtual options available if an in-person workshop is not able to convene.



Session A: 

June 1-4
10:00-12:00 (8 hours of instruction)


Session B: 

June 15-18

12:00-2:00 (8 hours of instruction)


Session C:

July 20-July 23

10:00-12:00  (8 hours of instruction)