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Topic: The Teaching of Fractions
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Robert Hansen

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Re: The Teaching of Fractions
Posted: Oct 29, 2012 12:41 AM
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On Oct 29, 2012, at 12:36 AM, "Clyde Greeno @ MALEI" <greeno@malei.org> wrote:

> That mess came from his own efforts (as a traditionally educated mathematician) to function also as a mathematics-education consultant ... without thoroughly studying the mathematics of fractions.

I am pretty sure that Wu thoroughly understands the mathematics of fractions. (surely that isn't what you meant, was it?) I don't think Wu knows how to teach fractions to elementary students.

Bob Hansen



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