ERIC Number: ED030244
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
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Teaching Arithmetic to Mentally Retarded Children.
Thomas, Janet K.
The effect of mental retardation on the learning of arithmetic is considered; the school program, beginning instruction, and the instructional method are described. Also discussed are methods of developing interest, using instructional games, teaching left to right, teaching for meaning, adapting arithmetic to the trainable retarded, and planning daily work schedules. Thirty-seven pages of illustrations and examples of teaching materials, including independent work activities, teacher made games and devices, bulletin boards and drill materials, are provided. (JK)
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Bulletin Boards, Educational Games, Exceptional Child Education, Instructional Materials, Lateral Dominance, Mathematical Experience, Mathematical Vocabulary, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Moderate Mental Retardation, Number Concepts, School Schedules, Teacher Developed Materials, Teaching Methods, Worksheets
T.S. Denison & Co., Inc., 5100 West 82nd Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55431 ($4.98)
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