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Suzuka, Kara; Venenciano, Linda – Mathematics Teacher, 2019
Fragile understanding is where new learning begins. Students' understanding of new concepts is often shaky at first, when they have only had limited experiences with or single viewpoints on an idea. This is not inherently bad. Despite teachers' best efforts, students' tenuous grasp of mathematics concepts often falters with time or when presented…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Concept Formation, Misconceptions