Developing effective fractions instruction for kindergarten through 8th grade: A practice guide

Author: 
Siegler, R., Carpenter, T., Fennell, F., Geary, D., Lewis, J., Okamoto, Y., Thompson, L., & Wray, J.
Year: 
2010

This practice guide presents five recommendations to help educators improve students? understanding of fractions. It features strategies to develop young children?s understanding of early fraction concepts and ways to help older children understand the meaning of fractions and the computations involved. It also highlights ways to build on students? existing strategies to solve problems involving ratios, rates, and proportions.

Type: 
Research
Common Core State Standards: 
Math
Reason Abstractly
Instructional Strategies: 
Organizing
Thinking Aloud
Math

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