More Trouble with Maths PDF ePub eBook

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More Trouble with Maths free pdf There are many factors that can contribute to the learning difficulties children and adults have with mathematics. These include poor working memory, difficulties in retrieving so-called 'basic' facts and the ability to remember and apply formulas and procedures correctly. This highly practical teacher resource is for anyone who would like to accurately and effectively identify dyscalculia amongst their pupils. Written in an engaging and user-friendly style, Steve Chinn draws on his extensive experience and expertise and shows how to consider all the factors relating to mathematical learning difficulties explains how these factors can be investigated explores their impact on learning discusses and provides a range of tests ranging from pre-requisite skills such as working memory to a critique of normative tests for mathematics knowledge and skills. The book will guide the reader in the interpretation of tests, emphasising the need for a clinical approach when assessing individuals, and shows how diagnosis and assessment can become part of everyday teaching. This resource also includes pragmatic tests which can be implemented in the classroom, and shows how identifying the barriers is the first step in setting up any programme of intervention.

About Steve Chinn

Steve Chinn was Founder and Principal for 19 years of a specialist school for dyslexics. He was also Head of three other specialist schools and a mainstream teacher for 14 years. He is now an independent international lecturer, writer and researcher. He has published widely and written for Routledge, Souvenir Press and Jessica Kingsley, amongst others.

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Author : Steve Chinn
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 27 March 2012
ISBN : 0415670136
EAN : 9780415670135
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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