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What Teachers Need to Know About Teaching Fractions

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Fractions > Overview & Tools

  • Grade Level

    Intermediate (4-6), Middle School (6-8), Primary (K-3)

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 discusses the convergence of curriculum and explores why students and teachers have difficulty with certain fraction concepts.