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Topic: The Teaching of Fractions
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Jonathan Crabtree

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Re: The Teaching of Fractions
Posted: Oct 28, 2012 4:00 PM
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"I would not start teaching fractions until multiplication and division (with whole numbers) are firmly established."

Thank you for this post Bob.

If we are to truly benefit from exploring and discussing this topic, we should start off with accepted definitions relevant to children.

So what is your definition of multiplication?

What is your subsequent definition of division?

What is your subsequent definition of fractions?

Jonathan Crabtree



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