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Mathematics for dyslexics and dyscalculics : a teaching handbook

Author: Stephen J Chinn; Richard E Ashcroft
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley Blackwell, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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This edition contains enhanced coverage of place value and the role of the decimal point, why fractions can challenge a developed logic for arithmetic and the use of digital clocks. It also has new material on addressing anxiety, shame, motivation and resilience in the classroom, as well as links to new resources such as standardised tests and recommended reading lists. Ideal for a range of professionals-including  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen J Chinn; Richard E Ashcroft
ISBN: 9781119159964 1119159962
OCLC Number: 951506394
Description: xii, 346 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Dyscalculia, dyslexia and mathematics --
2. Factors that may contribute to learning difficulties in mathematics --
3. Cognitive (thinking) style in mathematics --
4. Testing and diagnosis --
5. Concept of number --
6. Addition and subtraction: basic facts/number combinations --
7. The times tables facts/number combinations --
8. Computational procedures for addition and subtraction --
9. Multiplication --
10. Division: whole numbers --
11. Fractions, decimals and percentages: an introduction --
12. Operating with fractions --
13. Decimals --
14. Percentages --
15. Time --
16. Teaching the full curriculum --
17. Attacking and checking questions --
18. Important elements of a teaching programme.
Other Titles: Mathematics for dyslexics
Responsibility: Steve Chinn and Richard E. Ashcroft.

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A seminal handbook in the field for more than 20 years, this new and updated edition of Mathematics for Dyslexicsand Dyscalculics contains the latest research and best practices for helping learners  Read more...

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