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ERIC Number: EJ1127625
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Abstractor: As Provided
What Does the Literature Tell Us about Children with Mathematical Difficulties and Teachers' Attitudes or Instruction Practices?
Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, v7 n1 p39-51 2012
Understanding of what is children's deficiency about learning mathematics and their negative feelings about themselves in math classrooms may enable us an essential knowledge for comprehending the failure mathematics in elementary school classrooms. This article presents the studies about the children with learning difficulties in mathematics and the relationship between cognitive development and mathematical disability. Also, some studies are about teachers' tasks and behaviors in elementary school mathematics classroom and the teacher's existing or expected role on teaching to children with low-level learning capacity. The review includes an overview of relevant basic researches and theories through clear implications for pedagogy, a discussion of relevant practical research, an examination of some general issues and concerns having important implications in the area.
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Mathematics, Teacher Role, Literature Reviews, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Short Term Memory, Cognitive Development, Teaching Styles
International Association of Educators. Egitim Fakultesi Dekanligi, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Canakkale 17100, Turkey. e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://inased.org/epasad/english/index.html
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Information Analyses
Education Level: Elementary Education
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