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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)

  • Author

    Doing What Works

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.