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American Journal of Educational Research. 2018, 6(5), 455-460
DOI: 10.12691/education-6-5-14
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Organizing Students of Primary Education Major to Design Situations of Teaching Fractions in the Direction of Connecting to the Real World

Nguyen Chien Thang1, , Nguyen Thi Chau Giang2 and Nguyen Thi Phuong Nhung3

1Pedagogic School of Natural Sciences, Vinh University, Vinh, Vietnam

2Faculty of Education, Vinh University, Vinh, Vietnam

32Faculty of Education, Vinh University, Vinh, Vietnam

Pub. Date: April 24, 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Educational Research in Vietnam: From Fundamentals to Application)

Cite this paper:
Nguyen Chien Thang, Nguyen Thi Chau Giang and Nguyen Thi Phuong Nhung. Organizing Students of Primary Education Major to Design Situations of Teaching Fractions in the Direction of Connecting to the Real World. American Journal of Educational Research. 2018; 6(5):455-460. doi: 10.12691/education-6-5-14

Abstract

In this article, we first learn about teaching situations and situations of teaching mathematics in combination with the real world, which are related to the professions of teachers in general, primary teachers in particular. Next, we study the content and role of fractions in the subject of mathematics at Vietnam's primary level, thence, we analyze the situations of teaching fractions in combination with the real world. On this basis, we propose a process of organizing students of primary education major to design teaching situations of fractions towards connecting to to the real world. To test the validity of this process, we conducted an experiment with the steps of the process for students through professional training activities in classroom. Thereby, to contribute to train the teaching ability for students of primary education major, help them be able to adapt to the development of the mathematics curriculum soon and teach the knowledge of fractions at primary level better in the near future.

Keywords:
organize design teaching situation real world fractions students of primary education

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