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Choosing the Right Text

Reading Comprehension > Comprehension Strategies > Learn What Works

Dr. Nell Duke discusses the importance of choosing texts for reading instruction that are an appropriate difficulty level, range in genres, and align well with instructional goals.  

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Learning to Think Proportionally

Fractions > Ratio, Rate, Proportion > Learn What Works

Dr. James Lewis discusses what it means to think proportionally and offers examples from everyday contexts. He describes the conceptual progression toward working with cross-multiplication and...

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Ratio, Rate, Proportion Problems

Fractions > Ratio, Rate, Proportion > Learn What Works

Dr. Lewis demonstrates how to work through two examples of problems involving ratios. Related Files: Ratio, Rate, and Proportion Problems (Sample Material)

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Supporting Teachers' Conceptual Understanding

Fractions > Fractions Operations > Learn What Works

Listen to this interview with instructional facilitator Jonathan Wray as he describes how his district uses walk-throughs as one element of a multifaceted professional development plan for...

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The Concepts Behind Operations

Fractions > Fractions Operations > Learn What Works

Dr. David C. Geary describes how to build students’ understanding of the concepts underlying operations with fractions, common misconceptions that children have, and what can be learned from their...

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Reading for Meaning: Key Findings From the IES Practice Guide

Reading Comprehension > Overview & Tools

Dr. Timothy Shanahan, chair of the panel that produced Improving Reading Comprehension in Kindergarten Through 3rd Grade, provides an overview of the Practice Guide’s central recommendations.

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What Good Readers Do

Reading Comprehension > Comprehension Strategies > Learn What Works

Dr. Nell Duke, who served on the IES Panel that developed the Pratice Guide on Improving Reading Comprehension in Kindergarten Through 3rd Grade, discusses the recommendation to teach students how...

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A Teacher’s Perspective: How to Use the Practice Guide

Fractions > Fractions as Numbers > Learn What Works

Laurie Thompson served as a practitioner representative on the IES panel for teaching fractions. In this interview she describes how she first became aware of the importance of using a number line...

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Number Lines: A Key Representational Tool

Fractions > Fractions as Numbers > Learn What Works

Dr. Yukari Okamoto describes the misconceptions that students have about fractions and how to help them understand fractions’ place in the number system. She demonstrates instructional approaches...

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Expert Interview

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Building on Intuitive Understanding

Fractions > Fractions Concepts > Learn What Works

Dr. Thomas P. Carpenter discusses the importance of building children’s conceptual understanding of fractions based on intuitive ideas about sharing and apportioning objects. He demonstrates...

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Expert Interview

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What Teachers Need to Know About Teaching Fractions

Fractions > Overview & Tools

Dr. Francis “Skip” Fennell describes the knowledge teachers need to teach fractions effectively, paying special attention to multiple strategies for representing problems involving fractions. He...

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The Importance of Fractions Instruction

Fractions > Overview & Tools

Dr. Siegler discusses why competence with fractions is critical for more advanced math and why U.S. students have difficulty grasping fractions. He also describes the developmental sequence that...

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