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The Importance of Fractions Instruction

Topics

Fractions > Overview & Tools

  • Grade Level

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

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 grounds learning about fractions in a solid base of conceptual understanding.