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About the Author
For years, the teaching and learning of fractions has been associated with rote memorization. But this mechanical approach to instruction—which strips students of an ability to reason or make sense of math—has resulted in a failure of understanding.
Monica Neagoy offers three fundamental reasons why it's imperative for us to take a closer look at how we teach fractions:
Although a solid grounding in algebra is necessary for a STEM career, the worthy goal of "algebra for all" will not be possible until "fractions for all" is a reality. Unpacking Fractions provides teachers with concrete strategies for achieving that reality—in short, helping all students gain the knowledge they need to feel at ease with fractions.
Includes 7 free web apps!
(ASCD book copublished with NCTM)
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Monica Neagoy is an author, international consultant, and popular keynote speaker with a passion for mathematics.
Mathematics | Instructional strategies | Whole Child: Challenged | Whole Child: Engaged
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