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Mathematics for dyslexics and dyscalculics : a teaching handbook / Steve Chinn and Richard E. Ashcroft.

Author/Creator:
Chinn, Stephen J., author.
Publication:
Chichester, [England] : Wiley Blackwell, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (361 pages)
Edition:
Fourth edition.
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Standardized Title:
Mathematics for dyslexics
Subjects:
Mathematics -- Study and teaching.
Mathematical ability.
Dyslexic children -- Education.
Acalculia.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
System Details:
text file
Summary:
A seminal handbook in the field for more than 20 years, this new and updated edition of Mathematics for Dyslexics and Dyscalculics contains the latest research and best practices for helping learners with numerical and mathematical difficulties. Provides a complete overview of theory and research in the fields of dyslexia and dyscalculia, along with detailed yet pragmatic methods to apply in the classroom Contains enhanced coverage of place value and the role of the decimal point, why fractions can challenge a developed logic for arithmetic, and the complexity of time along with new material on addressing anxiety, fear, motivation, and resilience in the classroom; and links to new resources including standardized tests and recommended reading lists Written by two mathematics teachers with 50 years of teaching experience between them, much of it in specialist settings for students with specific learning difficulties Offers effective teaching strategies for learners of all ages in a structured but accessible format
Contents:
Dyscalculia, dyslexia and mathematics
Factors that may contribute to learning difficulties in mathematics
Cognitive (thinking) style in mathematics
Testing and diagnosis
Concept of number
Addition and subtraction : basic facts/number combinations
The times tables facts/number combinations
Computational procedures for addition and subtraction
Multiplication
Division : whole numbers
Fractions, decimals and percentages : an introduction
Operating with fractions
Decimals
Percentages
Time
Teaching the full curriculum
Attacking and checking questions
Important elements of a teaching programme.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Ashcroft, Richard E., author.
ISBN:
1-119-15998-9
1-119-15999-7