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ERIC Number: EJ1058977
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0040-0599
Students' Understanding of Diagrams for Solving Word Problems: A Framework for Assessing Diagram Proficiency
Poch, Apryl L.; van Garderen, Delinda; Scheuermann, Amy M.
TEACHING Exceptional Children, v47 n3 p153-162 Jan-Feb 2015
A visual representation, such as a diagram, can be a powerful strategy for solving mathematical word problems. However, using a representation to solve mathematical word problems is not as simple as it seems! Many students with learning disabilities struggle to use a diagram effectively and efficiently. This article provides a framework for supporting special educators' use of diagnostic assessment as a means of understanding and identifying areas of need for students with learning disabilities in order to promote diagram proficiency for solving mathematical word problems.
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Language: English
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