TITLE

Enhancing Mathematical Problem Solving for Students with Disabilities

AUTHOR(S)
Fuchs, Lynn S.; Fuchs, Douglas
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Journal of Special Education;Spring2005, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the research program on mathematical problem solving conducted by the Center on Accelerating Student Learning (CASL). First, a subset of CASL themes, illustrated in the mathematical problem-solving studies, is highlighted. Then, the theoretical underpinnings of the mathematical problem-solving intervention methods are described, along with a brief overview of prior research. Next, the problem-solving dependent measures are presented, with explanation of how these measures explore a range of transfer distances that extend to real-life problem-solving situations. Then, to illustrate the research program, 3 intervention studies are described. The article concludes with recommendations for practice and future study.
ACCESSION #
16811064

 

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