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Description:

In this 7-minute video Dr. Thomas P. Carpenter discusses the importance of building children's conceptual understanding of fractions by building on their intuitive knowledge of sharing and apportioning objects. Dr. Carpenter provides examples of student responses to challenging problems. A transcript of this recording is available in PDF format.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
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  • Grade 12

Keywords:

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English

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