**ERIC Number:**ED419352

**Record Type:**RIE

**Publication Date:**1998

**Pages:**318

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**ISBN:**ISBN-0-89079-710-2

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Mathematics Education for Students with Learning Disabilities: Theory to Practice.

Rivera, Diane Pedrotty, Ed.

This book addresses teaching mathematics to students with learning disabilities, including characteristics and assessment of mathematics learning disabilities, mathematics programming and interventions, and teacher preparation. Chapters include: (1) "Mathematics Education and Students with Learning Disabilities: Instruction" (Diane Pedrotty Rivera); (2) "Mathematics Learning Disabilities: A View From Developmental Psychology" (Herbert P. Ginsburg); (3) "Disabilities of Arithmetic and Mathematical Reasoning: Perspectives from Neurology and Neuropsychology" (Byron P. Rourke and James A. Conway); (4) "Educational Aspects of Mathematics Disabilities" (Susan Peterson Miller and Cecil D. Mercer); (5) "Educational Assessment of Mathematics Skills and Abilities" (Brian R. Bryant and Diane Pedrotty Rivera); (6) "Instructional Design in Mathematics for Students with Learning Disabilities" (Douglas Carnine); (7) "Mathematics Instruction for Elementary Students with Learning Disabilities" (Carol A. Thornton, Cynthia W. Langrall, and Graham A. Jones); (8) "Mathematics Instruction for Secondary Students with Learning Disabilities" (Erin D. Jones, Rich Wilson, and Shalini Bhojwani); (9) "Cognitive Strategy Instruction in Mathematics for Students with Learning Disabilities" (Marjorie Montage); (10) "A Life Skills Approach to Mathematics Instruction: Preparing Students with Learning Disabilities for the Real-Life Math Demands of Adulthood" (James R. Patton, Mary E. Cronin, Diane S. Bassett, and Annie E. Koppell); (11) "Preparing Teachers To Teach Mathematics to Students with Learning Disabilities" (Rene S. Parmar and John F. Cawley); and (12) "Achieving Meaningful Mathematics Literacy for Students with Learning Disabilities" (Susan R. Goldman, Ted S.Hasselbring, and the Cognition and Technology Group at Vanderbilt). (Each chapter contains references.) (CR)

Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Daily Living Skills, Disability Identification, Educational Strategies, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education, Theory Practice Relationship

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**Publication Type:**Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom

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**Language:**English

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