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Numeracy for All Learners

Numeracy for All Learners
Teaching Mathematics to Students with Special Needs

October 2020 | 224 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Numeracy for All Learners is a wide-ranging overview of how Math Recovery® theory, pedagogy, and tools can be applied meaningfully to special education to support learners with a wide range of educational needs.

It builds on the first six books in the Math Recovery series and presents knowledge, resources, and examples for teachers working with students with special needs from Pre-K through secondary school.

Key topics include: dyscalculia, what contemporary neuroscience tells us about mathematical learning, and differentiating assessment and instruction effectively to meet the needs of all students in an equitable framework.

Chapter 1: The Learning Framework in Number for the Classroom
Chapter 2: Professional Principles and Practices
Chapter 3: Good Instruction for All Students
Chapter 4: Numeracy and Functional Mathematics
Chapter 5: Assessing Students with Disabilities
Chapter 6: Using the Learning Framework in Number to Write Individualized Education Programs
Chapter 7: Brain Research: Implications for Teaching and Learning Mathematics
Chapter 8: Dyscalculia
Chapter 9: Differentiating Instruction
Chapter 10: Teaching Students with Disabilities
Chapter 11: The Constructivist as Teacher
Chapter 12: Supporting Students with Other Special Needs

Pamela D Tabor

 Dr. Pamela D. Tabor holds a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education and Bible from Kentucky Christian University, a Master of Arts degree in elementary education from East Tennessee State University, and a Doctor of Philosophy in mathematics education from Southern Cross University. Her supervisor was Robert J. Wright, the developer of Mathematics Recovery. Her current position is that of Research and Evaluation Specialist for the US Math Recovery Council in which she has the pleasure of working with instructional leaders from districts around the US and internationally to think deeply about the impact of Math Recovery in... More About Author

Dawn Dibley

Dawn Dibley, a special educator with thirty years of experience as a music therapist, classroom teacher, and mathematics coach, is currently an instructional coach for the US Math Recovery Council. From the time of her initial training as a Math Recovery Intervention Specialist in 2007, Dawn began exploring the use of the LFIN in teaching numeracy to students with disabilities. She spent several years facilitating the USMRC’s Add+VantageMR Professional Development Courses to specifically address the concerns of teachers of students with special needs. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy and Master’s degrees in Music Therapy and... More About Author

Amy J. Hackenberg

Dr. Amy J. Hackenberg taught mathematics to middle and high school students for 9 years in L.A. and Chicago, prior to earning a Ph.D. in mathematics education from the University of Georgia. Amy is currently an associate professor of mathematics education at Indiana University-Bloomington. She conducts research on how middle school students construct fractions knowledge and algebraic reasoning and on how teachers can learn to develop productive student-teacher relationships. In her current project she is investigating how to differentiate instruction for diverse middle school students (see, studying her own... More About Author

Anderson Norton

Dr. Anderson Norton is a professor in the Department of Mathematics at Virginia Tech. His research focuses on building models of students’ mathematical development. This work has generated interdisciplinary collaborations with psychologists and neuroscientists. Prior to this volume, Norton served as chair of the steering committee for the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, co-editor on a pair of publications bridging psychology and mathematics education, and co-author of the Math Recovery series book, Developing Fractions Knowledge. More About Author

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