Getting students (and teachers!) hooked on teaching fractions is all about keeping students engaged in deep thinking. Check out this post with an easy trick to try to get more thinking,more math talk, and more understanding!
Have some fun this week, teachers! This math game builds important foundational understanding of fraction concepts ... and it's fun for students! Students fear fractions less when they participate in hands-on activities that build their concrete understanding of fractions. http://www.elementarymathconsultant.com/teaching-fractions-introduce-fraction-concepts/