ERIC Number: EJ650268
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Teaching Fractions to Middle School Students.
Scarlato, Mary C.; Burr, Wendy A.
Journal of Direct Instruction, v2 n1 p23-38 Win 2002
Examines the effectiveness of Direct Instruction for teaching fraction and decimal skills to four seventh-graders with learning disabilities. Provides results which show the Direct Instruction group outperformed their peers on both standardized and informal assessments. Discusses implications for teachers, administrators, researchers, teacher training institutions, and students with learning disabilities. (PM)
Descriptors: Fractions, Grade 7, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Disabilities, Mathematics Instruction, Middle Schools, State Standards, Teaching Methods
The Association for Direct Instruction, PO Box 10252, Eugene, OR 97440. Web site: http://www.adihome.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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