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Five Key Ideas to Teach Fractions and Decimals with Understanding
Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal
  • Sam Strother, Boise State University
  • Jonathan L. Brendefur, Boise State University
  • Keith Thiede, Boise State University
  • Sarah Appleton, West Ada School District
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
2-1-2016
Abstract

The teaching of fractions and decimals is a significant challenge for many teachers due to the inherent difficulty of the topic for students as well as the lack of high-quality, modernized curricular materials. This article examines the key ideas of teaching fractions and decimals for understanding that are evident in the current research literature and the curricular materials and teaching strategies from high-achieving nations.

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This document was originally published in Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal by the Society for Science and Education, United Kingdom. Copyright restrictions may apply. doi: 10.14738/assrj.32.1832

Citation Information
Sam Strother, Jonathan L. Brendefur, Keith Thiede and Sarah Appleton. "Five Key Ideas to Teach Fractions and Decimals with Understanding" Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal (2016)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jonathan_brendefur/19/