What you can learn in this unit

  • How to help your students build their understanding of operations on fractions.
  • Some effective ways to teach students to visualise the mathematical system used in operations on fractions.
  • Ways to teach your students to read and write mathematical notation.

This unit links to teaching requirements of the NCF (2005) and NCFTE (2009) outlined in Resource 1.

What this unit is about

1 Some issues with learning mathematics – ‘mathematical trauma’