This concise text helps the reader to understand why dyslexics find maths difficult and offers practical ideas for supporting them most effectively.
It explains which areas of maths dyslexics tend to have particular difficulty with, assesses current teaching philosophies and methods, describes a framework of general learning principles that allow dyslexics to make progress in maths, and outlines a number of specific and effective teaching recommendations.
The book helps teachers at primary and secondary levels to better understand the maths performance of dyslexics and gives them an overview of the ways in which dyslexics can best be supported in all aspects of maths learning.
Table of Contents
Foreword, Author's Biographies, 1. Overview of Contemporary Mathematics Education in Schools, 2. Issues for Students with Dyslexic Difficulties, 3. Dealing with Dyslexia in Mathematics Learning, 4. Further Help for Dyslexic Learners and Concluding Remarks, References, Index.
Julie Kay, Dorian Yeo