Fair-Sharing Overview

What is the Fair Sharing stack?

Fair sharing activities have been shown to be effective in generating student understanding of fractions for a number of reasons. Fair sharing leverages the intuitive understanding that young students have about dividing items into equal (fair) explaining fractions concepts for all age groups.

In the Fair Sharing stack you will have the opportunity to develop and demonstrate four competencies.

Upon successful completion of the following three micro-credentials, you will be provided with a certificate of 1.0 CEUs (10 hours):

Apply Fair Sharing: Demonstrate Understanding and Application of the Fair-Sharing Context

Apply Fair Sharing: Demonstrate Understanding and Application of the Fair-Sharing Context
To earn this micro-credential, you will understand what fair sharing is, as well as when and how to apply it in fraction instruction.

Conduct a Student Interview Using the Context of Fair-Sharing

Conduct a Student Interview Using the Context of Fair-Sharing
To earn this micro-credential, you will understand and implement an effective student interview to inform fraction instruction that includes fair sharing.

Build a Plan to Support Student Understanding of Fractions Using Fair-Sharing

Build a Plan to Support Student Understanding of Fractions Using Fair-Sharing
To earn this micro-credential, you will create a fractions lesson plan that is based in the context of fair-sharing and is informed by student thinking obtained through student interviews.

Upon successful completion of the final micro-credential, you will be provided with a certificate of .5 additional CEUs (5 hours).

Try It Today: Implementing a Fraction Lesson

Try It Today: Implementing a Fraction Lesson
To earn this micro-credential, you will implement a lesson plan that is based on student interviews to deliver a lesson on fractions within the context of fair sharing.

Use the links on the left sidebar to learn more about and submit artifacts for the micro-credentials in the Fair-Sharing stack.

Last modified: Monday, April 17, 2017, 2:55 PM