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VIC: Fixing Misconceptions in Fractions 1 Day Course Harvest Home Primary School

August 21, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm


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: Harvest Home Primary School (21 AUG 18)

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 45 attendees

To register, scroll to the bottom of the page


August 21, 2018
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Harvest Home Primary School
365 Harvest Home Road
Epping, Victoria 3076 Australia
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