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Book 1 – Teaching Maths to People with Down Syndrome and Other Hands-On Learners
An essential guide that parents and educators can use to teach meaningful math to students with and without learning problems who struggle with understanding computation, number concepts, and when and how to use these skills.
For years, this math program explained in Teaching Math has been successfully used with preschoolers, children, and adults with Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorders, and other cognitive disabilities. Its success lies in capitalizing on the visual learning strengths of these concrete learners and using manipulatives, games, and activities to teach and maintain motivation. A key feature of this method is the early introduction of the calculator, which allows students to progress in their understanding of math without having to memorize math facts. This book can be used to help students learn the critical math survival skills needed for living independently or help students in their math curricula at school. Book 1 covers introductory math skills typically taught in preschool or elementary school, but which many older students still need help with,