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Why is math so hard for some children? : the nature and origins of mathematical learning difficulties and disabilities / edited by Daniel B. Berch and Michèle M.M. Mazzocco with invited contributors.

Publication:
Baltimore, Md. : Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xxviii, 457 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Mathematical ability -- Study and teaching.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching.
Learning disabilities -- Education.
Rekenstoornissen.
Leermoeilijkheden.
Wiskunde.
Contents:
Historical and contemporary perspectives on mathematical learning disabilities / Russell Gersten, Ben Clarke, and Michèle M.M. Mazzocco
Defining and differentiating mathematical learning disabilities and difficulties / Michèle M.M. Mazzocco
Prevalence of developmental dyscalculia / Ruth S. Shalev
Information processing deficits in dyscalculia / Brian Butterworth and Vivian Reigosa
Strategy use, long-term memory, and working memory capacity / David C. Geary ... [et al.]
Do words count? Connections between mathematics and reading difficulties / Nancy C. Jordan
Fraction skills and proportional reasoning / Steven A. Hecht, Kevin J. Vagi, and Joseph K. Torgesen
Commentary on Part I, Section II : cognitive aspects of math disabilities / H. Lee Swanson
Mathematical development in children with specific language impairments / Chris Donlan
The contricution of syndome research to understanding mathematical learning disability : the case of fragile X and Turner syndromes / Michèle M.M. Mazzocco, Melissa M. Murphy, and Michael McCloskey
Mathematical disabilities in congenital and acquired neurodevelopmental disorders / Marcia A. Barnes, Jack M. Fletcher, and Linda Ewing-Cobbs
Math performance of students with ADHD : cognitive and behavioral contributors and interventions / Sydney S. Zentall
Neuropsychological case studies on arithmetic processing / Laura Zamarian, Alex López-Rolón, and Margarete Delazer
Commentary on Part II, Section III : Neuropsychological factors / Rebecca Bull
Neuroanatomical approaches to the study of mathematical ability and disability / Tony J. Simon and Susan M. Rivera
Quantitative genetics and mathematical abilities/disabilities / Stephen A. Petrill and Robert Plomin
Is math anxiety a mathematical learning disability? / Mark H. Ashcraft, Jeremy A. Krause, and Derek R. Hopko
Influences of gender, ethnicity, and motivation on mathematical performance / James M. Royer and Rena Walles
Early intervention for children at risk of developing mathematical learning difficulties / Sharon Griffin
Mathematical problem solving : instructional intervention / Lynn S. Fuchs and Douglas Fuchs
Quantitative literacy and developmental dyscalculias / Michael McCloskey
Commentary on Part III, Section VI : Instructional interventions and quantitative literacy / Herbert P. Ginsburg and Sandra Pappas.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1924 Book Fund.
Contributor:
Berch, Daniel B.
Mazzocco, Michèle M. M.
Class of 1924 Book Fund.
ISBN:
9781557668646 (hardcover)
1557668647 (hardcover)
OCLC:
81944856
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