8 Common Misconceptions About Fractions

Fraction Misconception

The history of fractions dates back to 1586. While they are taught in every school in every country, they can often be a challenging concept for many students to grasp. Unfortunately, this can lead to the development of misconceptions that can make it even harder for students to understand and work with fractions. There can … Read more

5 Common Place Value Misconceptions

Place value misconceptions

A Math misconception is essentially an incomplete understanding that we have developed from our Math experience. A misconception is different from an error. A misconception is therefore a student’s understanding of the concept or relationship that is incomplete or incorrect.  In math, every digit in a number has a place value. Place value can be … Read more