In this research brief the authors detail effective teaching strategies for teaching students with difficulties in math. The brief summarizes the work of over fifty research studies and details the practices that were seen as consistently effective across many of them. The brief details six instructional strategies and presents data describing the effectiveness of each on special education students and low-achieving students. The brief can be viewed on the webpage or downloaded as a PDF.
Contributed by: Russell Gersten - Author, Benjamin S. Clarke - Author, Judith Reed - Editor, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics - Publisher
This resource is included in the following PD Collection(s): Strategies for Teaching Students Struggling With MathematicsThis collection supports teachers working with students with learning disabilities or struggling with math in general. Teachers will find resources to engage learners, strategies to enhance problem solving and suggestions for intervention models. When teachers chose appropriate material and technology that reflects students' abilities and preferences, students have a better opportunity to learn new concepts. Several videos, articles and research reports help teachers with strategies and techniques to reach struggling learners more effectively.
Grade LevelK, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6+
Resource TypeReference Materials
Education TopicAchievement, Educational research, Professional development, Teaching strategies, Student populations
ContributorRussell Gersten - Author, Benjamin S. Clarke - Author, Judith Reed - Editor, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics - Publisher