ERIC Number: EJ1055950
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-May
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
Diagramming Word Problems: A Strategic Approach for Instruction
van Garderen, Delinda; Scheuermann, Amy M.
Intervention in School and Clinic, v50 n5 p282-290 May 2015
While often recommended as a strategy to use in order to solve word problems, drawing a diagram is a complex process that requires a good depth of understanding. Many middle school students with learning disabilities (LD) often struggle to use diagrams in an effective and efficient manner. This article presents information for teaching middle school students with LD about diagrams and how to use them to solve word problems.
Descriptors: Word Problems (Mathematics), Visual Aids, Mathematics Instruction, Middle School Students, Learning Disabilities
SAGE Publications and Hammill Institute on Disabilities. 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320. Tel: 800-818-7243; Tel: 805-499-9774; Fax: 800-583-2665; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://sagepub.com
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools
Authoring Institution: N/A