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Author/s:  Lisa Fazio, Robert Siegler
Co-Author/s:  International Academy of Education
Publisher/s:  International Academy of Education
Published:  2011 in Brussels, Belgium
ULC:  UNEVOC Library Catalogue ID 4001

Teaching fractions

Understanding fractions is one of the most important skills that need to be developed in the mathematics curriculum. It is essential for understanding algebra and geometry and other aspects of mathematics. Yet, fractions have proven to be very difficult to understand for most students around the world.

This research guide provides suggestions for teachers and administrators looking to improve fraction instruction in their classrooms or schools. The recommendations are based on scientific research, along with the expertise and experience of successful mathematics educators, and include a variety of classroom activities and teaching strategies focused on improving studentsÂ’ conceptual understanding of fractions.

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