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Course summary: fractions, decimals and percentages

Throughout the course we explored methods to help develop a deeper understanding of these topics.
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MICHAEL: Fractions is a topic in maths that students can find difficult. Throughout the course, we have seen why this might be the case and explored methods to help develop a deeper understanding of these topics.
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PAULA: We hope you’ve picked up some clear classroom-based teaching approaches and some explanations that will help your students to get to grips with these three interconnected topics.
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MICHAEL: We looked at methods for multiplying, dividing, adding, and subtracting with fractions, decimals, and percentages. We’ve explored how to convert between percentages, fractions, and decimals, and how these skills are applied across the wider mathematics curriculum.
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PAULA: Just a quick reminder. If you haven’t done so already, check out the worksheets that accompany each week. They’re full of questions for you to have a go at yourself.
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MICHAEL: Also, take some time to explore the recommended teaching resources we have linked to in order to consolidate your learning from the course. So that’s it from us. We hope you’ve enjoyed the course. Thank you for joining us.

Well done! You have reached the end of fractions, decimals and percentages. Throughout the course, we explored methods to help develop a deeper understanding of these topics.

We hope you have picked up some clear, classroom-based teaching approaches and explanations that will help your students to get to grips with these three inter-connected topics.

We’ve looked at methods for multiplying, dividing, adding and subtracting with fractions, decimals and percentages. We have explored how to convert between fractions, decimals and percentage and how these skills are applied across the wider mathematics curriculum.

Just a quick reminder, if you haven’t already done so, to check the worksheets that accompany each week full of questions for you to have a go at yourself.

Also, take some time to explore the recommended teaching resources that we have linked to in order to consolidate your learning from the course.

Q&A with the National STEM Learning Centre

Twice a year we will run an online Q&A with the Maths Subject Specialists at the National STEM Learning Centre. We will take your questions and record our answers to a selection of the most common or unusual problems!

The video will be posted to the STEM Learning Community Group for this course. You can post your questions to the community group before the deadlines advertised on the group.

Recognition from STEM Learning

If you have successfully completed the course and earned a certificate (either through upgrading or perhaps you have an have an Unlimited subscription), you can get recognition from STEM Learning for your professional development on this course. STEM Certificates digital badges give you a place to present your CPD with STEM Learning, showing the outcomes of courses and time spent on your professional development. Simply send a digital copy of your FutureLearn certificate as proof of completion to awards@stem.org.uk. You will need a free STEM Learning account before you submit proof of completion.

Further professional development

Watch the video below to learn about the STEM Learning Impact Journey: our approach to supporting your continuing professional development as a teacher, teaching assistant or technician.

This is an additional video, hosted on YouTube.

Find out more about subject-specific CPD led by the National STEM Learning Centre:

*CPD is made affordable through Project ENTHUSE and ENTHUSE Bursary which are available for many of our CPD activities, and can be used towards the cost of CPD fees, expenses and resources. ENTHUSE Bursary is available to individuals from all UK state-funded schools, including maintained schools, academies and free schools.

Free online learning and teaching resources

The National STEM Learning Centre’s website houses the largest open collection of resources for teachers of science, design and technology, engineering and mathematics in the UK.

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