## Book description

A seminal handbook in the field for more than 20 years, this new and updated edition of *Mathematics for Dyslexics**and Dyscalculics* contains the latest research and best practices for helping learners with numerical and mathematical difficulties.

- Provides a complete overview of theory and research in the fields of dyslexia and dyscalculia, along with detailed yet pragmatic methods to apply in the classroom
- Contains enhanced coverage of place value and the role of the decimal point, why fractions can challenge a developed logic for arithmetic, and the complexity of time along with new material on addressing anxiety, fear, motivation, and resilience in the classroom; and links to new resources including standardized tests and recommended reading lists
- Written by two mathematics teachers with 50 years of teaching experience between them, much of it in specialist settings for students with specific learning difficulties
- Offers effective teaching strategies for learners of all ages in a structured but accessible format

## Table of contents

- Cover
- Title Page
- Foreword
- 1 Dyscalculia, Dyslexia and Mathematics
- 2 Factors that may Contribute to Learning Difficulties in Mathematics
- 3 Cognitive (Thinking) Style in Mathematics
- 4 Testing and Diagnosis
- 5 Concept of Number
- 6 Addition and Subtraction
- 7 The Times Tables Facts/Number Combinations
- 8 Computational Procedures for Addition and Subtraction
- 9 Multiplication
- 10 Division
- 11 Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
- 12 Operating with Fractions
- 13 Decimals
- 14 Percentages
- 15 Time
- 16 Teaching the Full Curriculum
- 17 Attacking and Checking Questions
- 18 Important Elements of a Teaching Programme
- Appendix 1: Books, Journals, Tests and Games
- Appendix 2: Teaching Materials
- References
- Index
- End User License Agreement

## Product information

- Title: Mathematics for Dyslexics and Dyscalculics, 4th Edition
- Author(s):
- Release date: January 2017
- Publisher(s): Wiley-Blackwell
- ISBN: 9781119159964

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