ERIC Number: EJ705780
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jun-22
Understanding Dyscalculia for Teaching
Vaidya, Sheila Rao
Education, v124 n4 p717 Sum 2004
Dyscalculia, a poor understanding of the number concept and the number system, is a learning problem affecting many individuals. However, less is known about this disability than about the reading disability, dyslexia, because society accepts learning problems in mathematics as quite normal. This article provides a summary of the research on dyscalculia and teaching approaches for teachers.
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Mathematics Skills, Evaluation Methods, Measures (Individuals), Teaching Methods, Number Systems, Numeracy, Number Concepts, Genetics, Learning Disabilities
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
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