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Level 3
Level 3 Course

Teaching and Learning Fractions


Level 3

1 day


6 credits


This advanced, full-day course is designed for primary school educators looking to advance their understanding of fractions in order to teach the subject to mastery. Learn the different usage of numbers and semantics, how to use logical approaches to help students build confidence, how to represent various semantics with pictorial representations. Gain a deeper understanding of concepts such as equality and equivalence. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a printable certificate of completion for their records.

Course Objectives

This professional development course is designed to nurture:

  1. A deep understanding of the teaching and learning of fractions
  2. A practical understanding of lesson structure and learning experiences for teaching fractions across year groups
  3. An expert level of fraction objectives and their progression

Educators will leave the course with a deep understanding of the teaching and learning of fractions for primary school. Working through real school lessons, where they become the students, teachers will gain experience on the best methods to engage children and teach fractions.

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

Earn 6 credits

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