Pathway to Math Proficiency:

Mastering Equivalent Fractions, Decimals and Percents…with Ease

by Susan Mercer

Pathway to Math Proficiency:
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Pathway to Math Proficiency:

Mastering Equivalent Fractions, Decimals and Percents…with Ease

by Susan Mercer

Published Mar 11, 2011
101 Pages
Genre: EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / Mathematics



 

Book Details

Frustrated teaching fractions, decimals and percents? …then this is the resource for you!

Your students can now master the relationships between the part and the whole with ease. In Pathway to Math Proficiency: Mastering Equivalent Fractions, Decimals and Percents…with Ease veteran educator and successful textbook author Susan Mercer has organized a graduated sequence of visual images that help students make the needed connection between fractions, decimals and percents while creating the mental image of the part and the whole each represents. As students complete these captivating exercises, comprehension of what otherwise have been troublesome equivalency concepts now occurs easily and is immediately reinforced. Whether used as a classroom or home schooling resource, Pathway to Math Proficiency: Mastering Equivalent Fractions, Decimals and Percents…with Ease allows students to connect the visual and verbal representation of parts to the whole with forty ready-to-use, printable activities and over fourteen hundred math problems that incrementally build a student’s skills in equivalencies. All students in grades four through eight will find Mercer’s activities engaging, but English Language Learners and Special Education Students, in particular, will be rewarded by the visual aides to learningand the gradient sequence of the exercises. Susan Mercer’s previous math book, Pathway to Pre-Algebra Proficiency, has received nothing but accolades and five star Amazon reviews and has been cited as a work “ready to motivate the most reluctant learner” and for “keeping students engaged in a fun way.” Pathway to Math Proficiency: Mastering Equivalent Fractions, Decimals and Percents…with Ease will do the same.

 

About the Author

Susan Mercer

Susan Mercer is a math curriculum specialist in Santa Ana, California, and has spent the last eighteen years teaching, presenting, writing and developing math resources specifically to address the needs of English Language Learners, special education and low math skill students in grades five through eight. She has presented at national, state and regional math conferences and has conducted numerous professional development seminars for elementary and intermediate teachers. Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Mercer received her B.S. from the University of Buenos Aires and then moved to California to gain her Masters in Education and teaching credentials from Chapman University.

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