Teaching math to people with Down syndrome, and other hands-on learners : strategies and materials / DeAnna Horstmeier

By: Horstmeier, DeAnna.
Publisher: Bethesda, MD : Woodbine House, 2016Edition: Second edition.Description: 371 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781606132784.Subject(s): DOWN SYNDROME | INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY | CHILDREN | MATHEMATICS | TEACHING STRATEGIES | TEACHERS GUIDES
Contents:
1. Introduction to teaching basic math : survival skills. - 2. Characteristics of concrete (hands-on) learners : especially those with Down syndrome. - 3. Teaching strategies. - 4. Assessing basic math skills & beginning the lessons. - 5. Prenumber concepts. - 6. Number sense. - 7. Recognizing and writing numerals. - 8. More counting skills. - 9. Whole number addition. - 10. Whole number subtraction. - 11. Introducing multiplication. - 12. Measurement and time. - 13. Division. - 14. Simple fractions. - 15. Money. - 16. Standards-based mathematics learning. - Appendix A: Assessment materials. - Appendix B: Teaching materials.
Summary: Children and adults with Down syndrome need math for the real world—counting with meaning, adding the scores in a game, and tracking time in order to keep to a schedule. Written in a straightforward and user-friendly style, the new second edition of Teaching Math to People with Down Syndrome provides strategies and activities that are relevant to daily living, are concrete and practical, offer hands-on practice, and provide opportunity for successful completion. The included appendices, available to photocopy, are chockfull of over 150 activities—worksheets, games, and teaching aids—to practice math skills. Parents and teachers can use the comprehensive coverage of math concepts to tailor lessons to students’ needs at home and in the community, incorporate goals into IEPs, and help students access the general education curriculum. - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITEOther editions: Revision of:: Horstmeier, DeAnna. Teaching math to people with Down Syndrome and other hands-on learners.
List(s) this item appears in: Helping children to learn at school and home. Jan 2017 CM | Down Syndrome Books CM Mar17 | Down syndrome 6-12 Free book. May 2017 | Primary Teaching Special Needs (Cat) June 19 | Secondary Teaching special needs (Cat) June 19 | Down syndrome- general. March 2019 CM | Down syndrome for teachers. Jan 2020 | Down syndrome and education. March 2020 CM
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"This book incorporates portions of Teaching math to people with Down Syndrome and other hands-on learners, Book 2 2008 by DeAnna Horstmeier"--Title page verso.

"Volume Two has been phased out as a stand-alone book, but some of the essential topics it covered (including multiplication, division, and measurement) have been added to this new expanded edition of Teaching Math"-- Page 2.

Includes appendices: Assessment materials; Teaching materials.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Introduction to teaching basic math : survival skills. - 2. Characteristics of concrete (hands-on) learners : especially those with Down syndrome. - 3. Teaching strategies. - 4. Assessing basic math skills & beginning the lessons. - 5. Prenumber concepts. - 6. Number sense. - 7. Recognizing and writing numerals. - 8. More counting skills. - 9. Whole number addition. - 10. Whole number subtraction. - 11. Introducing multiplication. - 12. Measurement and time. - 13. Division. - 14. Simple fractions. - 15. Money. - 16. Standards-based mathematics learning. - Appendix A: Assessment materials. - Appendix B: Teaching materials.

Children and adults with Down syndrome need math for the real world—counting with meaning, adding the scores in a game, and tracking time in order to keep to a schedule. Written in a straightforward and user-friendly style, the new second edition of Teaching Math to People with Down Syndrome provides strategies and activities that are relevant to daily living, are concrete and practical, offer hands-on practice, and provide opportunity for successful completion. The included appendices, available to photocopy, are chockfull of over 150 activities—worksheets, games, and teaching aids—to practice math skills. Parents and teachers can use the comprehensive coverage of math concepts to tailor lessons to students’ needs at home and in the community, incorporate goals into IEPs, and help students access the general education curriculum. - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE

Patron comment on 20/10/2020

Some great strategies and examples.

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