Dyslexia and Mathematics / Edition 2

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Overview

"In this revised and fully updated 2nd edition, a team of expert contributors draw on their extensive experience to provide a wealth of material based on individual case studies and research evidence, and supported by practical teaching strategies." The new material includes: discussion of the latest thinking in the field (for instance ideas on dyscalculia), information from a survey of primary school children, guidance on suitable testing material, and innovative contributions on practice.
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'This book, a collection of contributions from six practitioners in the field of teaching dyslexic children of all ages, makes excellent reading for anyone involved in the teaching of mathematics.' - Mathematics in School
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415318174
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/1/2004
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Tim Miles, OBE is Emeritus Professor at the School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor.
Elaine Miles is Research Officer at the Dyslexia Unit, University of Wales, Bangor.

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Table of Contents

1 Theoretical background 1
2 Informal diagnosis and thinking style 21
3 Linking language to action 39
4 Reading and writing in mathematics 54
5 Difficulties at the secondary stage 65
6 The use of structured materials with older pupils 78
7 The use of patterns 94
8 Steering a way through number facts 120
9 Children's arithmetical difficulties 139
10 An overview 151
App proof of gypsy multiplication 157
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