ERIC Number: EJ293786
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Teacher Education: Preparing Teachers to Teach Rational Numbers.
Lester, Frank K., Jr.
Arithmetic Teacher, v31 n6 p54-56 Feb 1984
It is suggested that elementary school students find rational numbers troublesome because some teachers have an inadequate understanding of rational number concepts and poor facility with rational numbers skills. How to help them overcome difficulties, develop concepts, and know what topics to emphasize are discussed. (MNS)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Decimal Fractions, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Teachers, Fractions, Inservice Teacher Education, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematical Models, Mathematics Instruction, Preservice Teacher Education, Rational Numbers, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - General; Opinion Papers
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