Teaching mathematics
Teaching mathematics

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Teaching mathematics

Learning outcomes

By the end of this week, you will have learned about:

  • a diagrammatic representation which helps learners to see some of the easier equivalences between fractions, decimals and percentages

  • what fractions are and the challenges which learners face when working with fractions

  • approaches to teaching fractions with reference to finding fractions of amounts, and the four rules of fractions (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division)

  • what percentages are and approaches to teaching regarding finding percentages of amounts, percentage change, and finding the original amount after the effects of percentage change.

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