ERIC Number: ED188903
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
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Implications for Math Learning and the Disadvantaged Child.
Shelby, Madge E.
Presented is a collection of very brief chapters (or sections) drawn from a variety of sources which discuss the characteristics of the disadvantaged learner. In addition, suggestions for teaching mathematics to the disadvantaged using a laboratory approach are made. Conclusions include a description of the attributes necessary to be an effective teacher of the disadvantaged. Also included is a short description of a teacher training program, a preschool education program, and a support program being used in the Appalachian region. (MK)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Disadvantaged, Disadvantaged Youth, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Laboratories, Learning, Manipulative Materials, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Instruction, Measurement, Number Concepts, Student Characteristics
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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