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Why Is Math So Hard For Some Children?: The Nature and Origins of Mathematical Learning Difficulties and Disabilities Daniel B. Berch

Why Is Math So Hard For Some Children?: The Nature and Origins of Mathematical Learning Difficulties and Disabilities

Daniel B. Berch

Published March 22nd 2007
ISBN : 9781557668646
Hardcover
488 pages
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Why Is Math So Hard for Some Children? is the first definitive research volume that explores the evidence base for students difficulties with mathematics. This landmark resource gives educational decision makers and researchers in-depth theoreticalMoreWhy Is Math So Hard for Some Children? is the first definitive research volume that explores the evidence base for students difficulties with mathematics. This landmark resource gives educational decision makers and researchers in-depth theoretical and practical insight into mathematical learning difficulties and disabilities, combining diverse perspectives from fields such as special education, educational psychology, developmental psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and behavioral genetics. More than 35 internationally known contributors share their expertise onindicators of mathematical difficulties and disabilitiesrisk factors for poor mathematics outcomesconnections between mathematics and reading disabilitiesneuropsychological factors in mathematical learning disabilitiesinformation processing deficitsindividual difference factors in mathematics difficultiesmath anxietythe role of geneticseffective instructional interventionsComprehensive and multidisciplinary, this book gives readers the foundation they need to advance research, teaching strategies, and policies that identify struggling students and help put them on the path to stronger math skills.