Teaching Fractions, Proportions and Ratios, with Jill Smythe
This course is designed to guide teachers in their understanding and teaching of fractions, decimal fractions, percentages, proportions and ratios.
It will build on the basic understanding of fractions and decimal fractions, and move to proportional thinking when working with ratios and percentages.
At the completion of the course, participants will:
- Understand the progressive strategy stages of fractions, decimal fractions, percentages and ratios
- Have increased content knowledge of fractions, decimal fractions, percentages and ratios
- Be confident in ways of teaching that attempt to eliminate misconceptions and make it easier for students to gain understanding
- Have knowledge of key ideas, equipment and activities used to teach both knowledge and strategy in the various domains.