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Fractions are important mathematically and in everyday life but are complicated and difficult to learn. Teachers therefore need to be able to work out what students understand about fractions and...
| Year published: 2011 | Publication type: Journal article | Publisher: NZCER Press | Content type: Set article
Fractions are known to be difficult. Jonathan Fisher explores why this is so, looking in particular at the crucial foundation concepts of part-whole relationships and partitioning. He outlines common...
| Year published: 2009 | Publication type: Journal article | Publisher: NZCER Press | Free Full text: set2009_2_012.pdf | Content type: Set article