This resourceis a guiding perspective emphasizing techniques and strategies designed to address specific difficulties or weaknesses to help the challenged student conquer math.
About the Author
Julie Sliva Spitzer brings a rich background in mathematics, technology, and special education. As an associate professor of mathematics education at San Jose State University, she teaches methods of mathematics instruction to aspiring educators and supervises their field experiences. Julie continues to enjoy inservice work with teachers Grades K–12. Julie’s research interests include studying teacher and student attitudes toward teaching and learning mathematics, and best practices for teaching mathematics to learners withspecial needs. She is a frequent presenter at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meetings, the California Mathematics Annual Conference, and the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, North American Chapter.
Table of Contents
IntroductionChapter 1: Teaching the Challenged LearnerChapter 2: Characteristics of Students with Learning Disabilities and the Impact on their Mathematical AbilityChapter 3: Specific Strategies for InstructionChapter 4: Assessing Your Special Education StudentsChapter 5: General Strategies for Teaching Inclusive Mathematics to All StudentsGlossaryReference ListIndex