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Level 3
Level 3 Course

Teaching and Learning Fractions


Level 3

1 day


6 credits


This course is designed for primary school teachers and Maths leads who wish to understand the essentials of teaching fractions and be in a position to support colleagues in teaching fractions. Participants are expected to be familiar with the materials from the Essentials of Teaching Maths Mastery course. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that attendees complete that course prior to registering for this Teaching and Learning Fractions course.

Course Objectives

This professional development course for teachers is aimed at delivering the following outcomes:

  1. Develop a comprehensive understanding of how to teach and learn fractions.
  2. Encourage a change in educators' perspectives on teaching and learning fractions.
  3. Offer practical advice for lesson planning and enhancing lessons on fractions.
  4. Raise educators to a high level of expertise in the subject of fractions.

Upon completing this course, educators will possess a thorough knowledge of teaching and learning fractions within primary education settings. By actively participating in real classroom scenarios—effectively stepping into their students' shoes—teachers will develop a genuine empathy for the learning process.

This course looks to equip teachers with the necessary content and the pedagogical content knowledge to teach fractions so that pupils gain a conceptual understanding of fractions, become fluent in working with fractions, and can use what they know in a multitude of familiar and unfamiliar problems.

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