Camp for Making Sense of Fractions

Through my 30 years of teaching, I have come up with ways to make fractions make sense, from beginning fractions all the way through adding and subtracting mixed numbers.
Jan Bergesen AKA Ms. B
636 total reviews for this teacher
13 reviews for this class
Completed by 40 learners

30 minutes

per class

3x per week

over 1 week


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Mon May 30

May 30 - Jun 2 (1 week)
Mo, We, Th
9pm - 9:30pm

Wed Jun 22

Jun 22 - Jun 24 (1 week)
We, Th, Fr
10pm - 10:30pm
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.

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Class Experience

Students will learn what fractions are.  They will discover a number of ways to reduce a fraction to simplest form.  They will learn a number of ways to find a common denominator and the benefits of finding the lowest common denominator.  In adding and subtracting mixed numbers, they will learn how to "borrow" and "carry" from fractions to whole numbers.
Paper and pencil
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Jan Bergesen AKA Ms. BElementary School Teacher
636 total reviews
973 completed classes

About Me

Hello, my name is Jan Bergesen, but the kids at school call me Ms. B.  I've been an elementary school teacher for 35 years.  Through the years, I have successfully developed a variety of unique ways of teaching things many children find difficult.... 
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