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The trouble with maths : a practical guide to helping learners with numeracy difficulties

Author: Stephen J Chinn
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, ©2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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What is the trouble with maths? Written in a jargon-free style, this book offers important insights into the often-confusing world of numeracy. It looks at learning difficulties in maths from several perspectives, including the language of mathematics and thinking styles.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen J Chinn
ISBN: 9781138187443 1138187445 9781138187467 1138187461
OCLC Number: 935885156
Description: ix, 175 pages ; 31 cm
Contents: Introduction : mathematics learning difficulties and dyscalculia --
Factors that affect learning --
What the curriculum asks pupils to do and where difficulties may occur --
Thinking style and mathematics --
Developmental perspectives --
The vocabulary and language of maths --
Anxiety and attributions --
The inconsistencies of maths --
Manipulatives, materials, and visual images : multisensory learning --
The nasties ... long division and fractions.
Responsibility: Steve Chinn.

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What is the trouble with maths? Written in a jargon-free style, this book offers important insights into the often-confusing world of numeracy. It looks at learning difficulties in maths from several perspectives, including the language of mathematics and thinking styles.

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