ERIC Number: ED478711
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching Fractions: New Methods, New Resources. ERIC Digest.
This ERIC Digest overviews recent research on teaching and learning fractions and provides suggestions for practice, help in locating resources having direct application in the classroom, and sources for further reading in the literature. Students' conceptions of fractions or rational numbers, common mistakes teachers make, and new teaching approaches are discussed. Resources from the World Wide Web and the ERIC database on fractions are also included. (KHR)
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Concept Formation, Elementary Secondary Education, Fractions, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; ERIC Digests in Full Text; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education, Columbus, OH.