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Deﬁnitions of Dyslexia
The Nature of Mathematics
Potential Areas of Difﬁculty in Learning Mathematics
General Principles of Intervention
Qualitative and Quantitative Style
Chapter 4
A Diagnostic Test Protocol
Structure of the Diagnostic Protocol
Attitude and Anxiety
Early Number Work
Visual Sense of Number
Visual Clues to the Number Concept
Number Bonds
Place Value
Number Bonds for 10
Numbers near 10, 100 or 1000
Summary
Chapter 6
Subtraction Facts
Extension
Chapter 7
Rote Learning with Audio Recorders and Computers
Learning by Understanding
The Commutative Property
Learning the Table Square
Chapter 8
Estimation
Teaching Subtraction as a Separate Exercise
Chapter 9
The Special Case of Multiplying by 10 and Powers of 10
Chapter 10
Introduction to Division
Estimating
Division by Powers of 10
Division by Multiples of Powers of ten
Conclusion
Chapter 11
Fractions
A Global Model for Percentages, Fractions and Decimals
A Global Exercise with Fractions, Percentages and Decimals
Chapter 12
Making Segment Sizes the Same
Comparing Fractions
Combining Fractions
Subtracting Fractions
Multiplying by Fractions
Multiplying Mixed Fractions
Dividing with Fractions
Chapter 13
Multiplication and Division by Powers of 10
Division of Decimals
Chapter 14
An Image of Percentage
Chapter 15
What are the Potential Problems with Time?
Time Problems
Some General Principles
Teaching the Other Parts of the Curriculum
Combining the Parts of the Curriculum
Chapter 17
Practice Examples
Preliminary Checks
Attacking Questions
Methods of attacking questions
Checking
Classroom Management: Making the Lessons Suit
Evolving Expectations and Emphases
Appendix 1: Books, Journals, Tests and Games
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Mathematics for Dyslexics: Including Dyscalculia

# Mathematics for Dyslexics: Including Dyscalculia

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It discusses the factors that contribute to the potential difficulties many dyslexic learners may have with mathematics, and suggests ways of addressing these difficulties.

The first chapters consider the theoretical background. The later chapters look at practical methods, which may help dyslexic learners.

The book is designed to be comprehensive and to help teachers, support assistants, and parents understand the learner and to learn a range of skills and thus develop confidence and competence in working with dyslexic pupils.
It discusses the factors that contribute to the potential difficulties many dyslexic learners may have with mathematics, and suggests ways of addressing these difficulties.

The first chapters consider the theoretical background. The later chapters look at practical methods, which may help dyslexic learners.

The book is designed to be comprehensive and to help teachers, support assistants, and parents understand the learner and to learn a range of skills and thus develop confidence and competence in working with dyslexic pupils.

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