
06664490
j
2016f.00904
Gabriel, Florence
Understanding magnitudes to understand fractions.
Aust. Prim. Math. Classr. 21, No. 2, 3640 (2016).
2016
Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT), Adelaide, SA
EN
F40
fractions
magnitudes
mathematical concepts
conceptual understanding
Summary: Fractions are known to be difficult to learn and difficult to teach, yet they are vital for students to have access to further mathematical concepts. This article uses evidence to support teachers employing teaching methods that focus on the conceptual understanding of the magnitude of fractions. (ERIC)