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The Dyscalculia Resource Book
Games and Puzzles for ages 7 to 14



248 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Ronit Bird is an experienced teacher with an excellent reputation for helping children to understand math. This book offers 100 reproducible games to help teach key aspects of numeracy. Carefully designed so that no equipment is needed beyond that found in the average home, these games and puzzles actively encourage practice in using reasoning methods.

Part I focuses on addition and subtraction, and Part II targets multiplication and division. Grids link each game to a specific numeracy topic, as well as listing the number of players required and equipment needed.

Games and puzzles include:

  • Triad Families
  • 3-in-a-Line Dominoes
  • Key Multiples Bingo
  • 11s Up Solitaire
  • The 6x Table Coin Game

This Resource Book is perfect for teachers, teaching assistants, and parents aiming to improve children's basic numeracy. All 100 games and puzzles are also available on the accompanying CD.

 
About the Author
 
Contents of CD
 
Introduction
 
Overview Tables
 
PART ONE: ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION GAMES AND PUZZLES
 
PART TWO: MULTIPLICATION TABLES AND DIVISION GAMES AND PUZZLES
 
Solutions to Su Doku Puzzles
 
Solutions to MAD Puzzles
 
Appendix: Digit Cards
 
Glossary

'This book represents an outstanding contribution to learners' interest in numeracy and mathematics...A must-have for any school's mathematics and resource centre'
- The Teacher


Students have appreciated the suggested activities in this book who struggle with mathematical progression of conceptual learning.

Dr Judy Sayers
School of Education, Northampton University
May 24, 2012

Sample Materials & Chapters

Part 1

Part 2


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Ronit Bird

Ronit Bird is a teacher whose interest in pupils with specific learning difficulties began with a focus on dyslexia. She qualified as a teacher at London University and subsequently gained a further qualification as a specialist teacher of learners with SpLD. While working with dyslexic pupils in a mainstream school, Ronit started to develop strategies and teaching activities to help support the learning of pupils who were experiencing difficulties in maths.Ronit has taught in both primary and secondary settings, and has worked as a SENCO in both the independent and state sectors. As part of the Harrow Dyscalculia Project in 2006–2010,... More About Author

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