ERIC Number: ED310917
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
MATH MATCH: A Sourcebook. Fitting the Pieces Together.
Bridgeman, Alice; And Others
This sourcebook is designed to support the efforts of educators who work with students having learning difficulties in mathematics. As the title suggests, its aim is to effect a good teaching/learning match in order to best meet the individual needs of students. The first chapter, "The Nature of Learning Difficulties in Mathematics," describes factors influencing learning difficulty. The second chapter, "Diagnosis of Students with Special Needs in Mathematics," discusses the diagnostic assessment and collection of diagnostic data. The last chapter, "Instruction for Students with Special Needs in Mathematics," includes topics on translating assessment data to program plans, making curriculum choices, and designing instruction. Forty-six references are listed. Appendices provided are: (1) "Formal Tests"; (2) "Teacher Resource Material"; (3) "Professional Literature"; and (4) "Addresses of Publishers and Distributors." (YP)
Descriptors: Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Foreign Countries, Learning Problems, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Materials, Mathematics Skills, Mathematics Tests, Remedial Instruction, Resource Materials
Department of Education, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, P.O. Box 8700, St. John's, Newfoundland A1B 4J6, Canada, Attn: Special Education Services Division, Edie Melvin, Consultant.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Newfoundland and Labrador Dept. of Education.
Identifiers - Location: Canada