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Visit this site: http://www.udel.edu/soe/fractions

Author:University of Delaware School of Education
Description: A research and development center aimed at understanding difficulties students have with fractions. Center publications include "Improving At-Risk Learners' Understanding of Fractions," published in the Journal of Educational Psychology; "Developmental and individual differences in understanding of fractions" (from Developmental Psychology); and "Does Working Memory Moderate the Effects of Fraction Intervention? An Aptitude-Treatment Interaction." The Center, which received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences (IES), has four Principal Investigators: Nancy Jordan (University of Delaware), Lynn Fuchs (Vanderbilt University), Robert Siegler (Carnegie Mellon University), and Russell Gersten (Instructional Research Group). Also available from https://sites.google.com/a/udel.edu/fractions/.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Research Centers, Articles
Math Topics: Fractions/Decimals/Percents
Math Ed Topics: Math Ed Research/Reform

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