Achieving meaningful mathematics literacy for students with learning disabilities

Discusses instructional approaches and issues relevant to the improvement of mathematical teaching techniques and achievement for students with learning disabilities. Changes in conceptions of math literacy; Cognitive perspectives on formal mathematical knowledge and learning; Comparison between new and traditional approaches in teaching. Implications for the differentiation of instruction and accessible materials.

Author: 
Goldman, S., & Hasselbring, T.
Year: 
1997
Source: 
Journal of Learning Disabilities, Vol. 30 (2), 198-208.
Type: 
Related Research
Content Area: 
math
IDEA Disability Category: 
major-other health impairment
specific learning disability
speech or language impairment
Instructional Support: 
opportunities to learn concepts