Catering for all Students needs by Integrating Fractions within Mathematics

Presented by: Richard Korbosky

Event Information: 6 PD Hours

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The world of fractions influences aspects of place value in number, location in geometry, measurement relationships, probability and time.

Fraction ideas are closely linked to division. In the early years the action of constructing fractions should be linked to fraction symbols. Older students need to practise ideas associated with the whole and the idea that the whole keeps changing. Many students from Year 4 onwards have problems with equivalence which is linked to their understanding of the times tables and factors. The action of constructing any fractions ideas should be linked to relationships within the fraction area. This flexibility in fractional thinking extends to link with decimals and percentage.

These prerequisite are required to be developed before advancement in maths can be made. Come along and see strategies that work and returned to school armed with some activities to improve the overall outcomes for all of your students.

Event Details:

  5th December, 2017
  9.30am - 3.30pm (Reg. from 8.30am)

Jasper Hotel

489 Elizabeth St, Melbourne

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  Target Audience: Years 4 – 10
  $306.90 GST Incl

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About the Presenter

Richard Korbosky – Teacher, Author and Facilitator of Professional development courses in Mathematics.

Richard has 40 years involvement in Education, having taken up a variety of positions with the Department of Education in WA as a Primary Teacher.

Richard is well-known for his love of Mathematics and has developed a wide range of professional learning opportunities for all Teachers. He brings a wealth of strategies to his workshops, along with an endless amount of energy.

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