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** NEW ** Fixing Misconceptions in Fractions one day course – Junction Park State School (QLD) – 23rd Oct

October 23, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

$150.00 – $462.00

Fractions are one of the most difficult concepts for students to understand in mathematics.  By fixing misconceptions, we can catch kids up quickly and effectively. Download this flyer:  Fixing Fractions Flyer: Junction Park SS (23OCT17)

Who is this course for?

  • Teachers from grades 4-9
  • School leaders and leading learners
  • Support teachers for students with difficulties

What concepts will this course cover?

  • Fractions concepts from basic understanding of halves and quarters through to multiplying and dividing fractions with unrelated denominators
  • Fractions as numbers rather than just pizzas
  • The relationship between fractions, decimal numbers and percentages

Teachers will

  • Watch a live lesson demonstration, including diagnosing and confronting underlying misconceptions in a grade 6/7 class
  • Learn to prioritise key components of Proportional Reasoning and Multiplicative thinking that must be understood deeply during primary school for students to be successful in high school
  • Learn how to use questioning to create cognitive conflict and fix misconceptions for good
  • Receive a manual valued at $50 to take back and use with their own class.

Numbers are strictly limited to 30 – because that is what fits in a classroom

To register, scroll to the bottom of the page

Additional Options.  Purchase a ticket with one (or both!) of the following options:

  • “Complete the Set” – Add the additional 4 books in the Interventions series for $150 + postage (valued at $200)
  • “Web Subscription” – Add a 12-month Individual Website Subscription to the Back-to-Front Maths site for $150 (valued at $249.95)


October 23, 2017
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
$150.00 – $462.00


Junction Park State School
50 Waldheim St
Annerley, QLD Australia
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