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Re: Norm,fractions
Posted: Jul 4, 1995 3:37 AM
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In a message dated 95-07-02 13:36:24 EDT, writes:

>Come now, Norm. I meant the general idea of fractions here. My point
> really is that the concept of fractions is not difficult to learn if

>at the right time. I think the timing is off.

I've watched grade school kids dividing things between themselves on a
regular basis. In fact, I'd venture to say that the concepts of fractions are
being used by many children before first grade. I don't think we should wait
for middle school to teach such a concept, rather some teachers need to
change their teaching methods.

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