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# Making the Conversion: Tackling Fractions Conversions

Converting fractions to decimals and percentages is even tricky for bank executives and accountants. Teaching students to proficiently make the conversion can require educators to demonstrate more skill than a SuperBowl quarterback. The resources in this collection present excellent tips for teaching fraction version like a true teaching MVP!
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Making the Conversion: Tackling Fractions Conversions
• Tracy Pinkard says:
This list of fraction and decimal resources is outstanding. Besides the sheer number of games available, each game link includes a brief description of the game and the skill/concept it reviews. This is a great page to bookmark on student-access computers for independent practice or to use in small or whole group for learning competitions.
• ## Crazy Conversions- a song about converting between fractions, decimals, and percents

2:19 Minute Video
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Tracy Pinkard says:
This video by Andrew Austin is just cheesy enough to be catchy. With references to current pop/urban culture, the song explains how to convert fractions, decimals, and percents in a quite memorable way.
• Tracy Pinkard says:
This list of fraction games compiled by Math 4 Children Plus is never-ending (or so it seems)! There are games for converting fractions to decimals, fractions to percents, fractions to ratios, percents to decimals, and more!
• Tracy Pinkard says:
EducationWorld provides an outstanding and just plain fun lesson plan in this resource for teaching fraction conversions. The plan is standards-aligned, detailed yet flexible,and includes links to all of the materials needed. In addition, links to additional fraction conversion practice worksheets are also included.
• ## ‪Learning Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

4:02 Minute Video
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Tracy Pinkard says:
I love this video by abcteach because of the great examples of how fractions, decimals, percents and conversion impact our daily life (e.g., your phone battery). This video is not only engaging, but also presents easy-to-follow practice problems. This video is great as a brief lesson introduction, review, extension, or for additional practice.
• Tracy Pinkard says:
Although geared towards students with learning disabilities, this research article provides valuable insight for teaching fraction conversion to all students. Besides the evidence base presented, the concrete tips and strategies for teaching these concepts are well worth the read.
• Tracy Pinkard says:
Christopher Scaptura, Jennifer Suh, and Greg Mahaffey provide an amazing resource in this article! The research base exploring fraction conversion along with the detailed description of how art can be used to teach this concept make this a must-read for any math teacher.
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