TITLE

Enhancing Core Mathematics Instruction for Students At Risk for Mathematics Disabilities

AUTHOR(S)
Doabler, Christian T.; Cary, Mari Strand; Jungjohann, Kathleen; Clarke, Ben; Fien, Hank; Baker, Scott; Smolkowski, Keith; Chard, David
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Teaching Exceptional Children;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides guidelines for teachers to follow to make core mathematics instruction more explicit and systematic for students with or at risk for mathematics disabilities (MD). According to the article, many math programs do not offer demonstrations of target content, structured student practice, or procedures for feedback. To address this, the authors' suggestions include prioritizing instruction around critical content, preteaching requisite skills to ensure success with new material, and carefully selecting and sequencing instructional examples. Information is provided on how to implement these guidelines into practice.
ACCESSION #
72081580

 

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