The Importance of Fractions Instruction

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The Importance of Fractions Instruction

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.

Topics

Fractions > Overview & Tools

Grade Level

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

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