Create hilarious and dazzling photo mashups while exploring fraction concepts. Fractions have never been this fun - you may just want to Instagram your math homework!

Fraction Mash

Educators can inspire learners to explore and use mathematical concepts involving fractions as they make hilarious and complex photo mashups.

Ideal for elementary and middle school classrooms, Fraction Mash and accompanying curriculum activities address Common Core Math Standards (CCSM) by integrating content, mathematical practices, and delight.

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Browse standards-aligned lesson plans to get started with Noticing Tools in your classroom.

Collage – Minecraft Your Face (#4)
September 7th, 2016

  This is a sample Fraction Mash screenshot showing one step in the process to Minecraft your face….

Grade(s): 5-9
Collage – Fractional Pieces (#1)
September 7th, 2016

Example of an image with three colors, each making up a fraction of the whole. Students can use…

Grade(s): 5-9
Collage – Personality Plus (#3)
September 7th, 2016

This is a Fraction Mash screenshot showing one iteration in the process of creating the personality collage.  The…

Grade(s): 5-9
Collage – Mondrian Me (#2)
September 7th, 2016

Example showing a late iteration of Mondrian Me. The student already used white, blue, yellow, red and is…

Grade(s): 5-9

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Using Fraction Mash for an Interdisciplinary Project
September 16th, 2016

CraftED Curriculum got really excited when we learned about Noticing Tools! Check out this post to learn how…

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Beautiful facades
August 19th, 2016

Found inspiration this Friday morning from the Instagram feed of @arte_minimal, a beautiful photo of the Meininger Hotel Berlin Airport,…

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Magical Windows
May 11th, 2016

Fraction Mash allows you to create magical windows within pictures. Snap yourself, a friend, pet, anything coming out…

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Anatomy Mashup
May 9th, 2016

Mashup photos with anatomy diagrams. Here’s an example with a hand. What sorts of diagrams might work better…

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