ERIC Number: ED257304
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Apr
Reference Count: 0
The LD Student in Math: Teacher Attitudes--A Summary.
Abbott, Randy V.
Questionnaires were sent to 500 members of the National Council on Learning Disabilities and 500 members of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Findings revealed a difference in attitude toward mathematics in the two groups and in attitudes toward learning disabled (LD) students in mathematics. LD teachers were more positive toward LD students in mathematics. Both groups had high expectations for the LD student in mathematics and felt that they should be included in the standardized achievement testing required of other students. Both groups agreed on mathematics content (basic skills objectives outlined by the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics, consumer mathematics, numbers and numberation, and recreational math). LD teachers wanted to shift the primary responsibility for teaching mathematics to the mathematics teachers. Findings are further examined according to eight instructional theories. Eight questions for further research are raised. (CL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children (63rd, Anaheim, CA, April 15-19, 1985).