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Mathematics Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities or Difficulty Learning Mathematics: A Guide for Teachers

This 16-page report summarizes the findings of meta-research on effective practices for students with learning disabilities or difficulties learning mathematics. The work was conducted by the Center on Instruction and compiled in the report "Mathematics Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities or Difficulty Learning Mathematics: A Synthesis of the Intervention Research". This summary highlights the seven most effective strategies as determined by the research report. Each strategy is detailed, a discussion of how it is to be utilized is provided, and evidence from the report is given.
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Contributed by: Madhavi Jayanthi - Author, Russell Gersten - Author, Scott Baker - Author, Center on Instruction at RMC Research Corporation - 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.
Math TopicMathematical Processes
Grade LevelK, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6+
Resource TypeReference Materials, Article

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceEducator
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education TopicInclusion, Teaching strategies
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentYes
    • ContributorMadhavi Jayanthi - Author, Russell Gersten - Author, Scott Baker - Author, Center on Instruction at RMC Research Corporation - Publisher
    • Publication Date2008
    • RightsCopyright (c) 2005-2012 Center on Instruction at RMC Research Corporation
      http://www.centeroninstruction.org/ourmaterials.cfm
    • AccessFree access
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