Here is a short screencast where I cover some fractions concepts with an Autistic student.
You may want to check out this fractions intro post first if you are unfamiliar with manipulatives or new to this blog.
She was suffering under the influence of TOO MUCH CHOCOLATE so was quite flighty and had a hard time concentrating. It was interesting to watch. But once we got going she settled down and she was fine.
SO we started off playing with the concept of what one is. With my imagination I can name the blocks whatever I want...so if the four block is now a one the unit block is now 1/4.
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