Tag: Research

What Works for Children with Mathematical Difficulties?

Summary: The purpose of this report is to update the detailed research report by Dr Ann Dowker published by the Department for Education and Schools. Author: A Dowker Publication Year: 2009 Electronic Access: https://www.catchup.org/resources/735/what_works_for_children_with_mathematical_difficulties.pdf Type of document: PDF

Improving learning in mathematics: challenges and strategies

Summary: Standards Unit Mathematics Team has been working with over 200 teachers across 40 organisations nationwide to develop and improve the teaching and learning of mathematics in the learning and skills sector. The approaches and materials contained in this resource are the result of this work. Author: M Swam Publication Year: 2005 Electronic Access: http://www.lancsngfl.ac.uk/secondary/math/download/file/PDF/Standards%20Unit%20-%20Improving%20learning%20in%20mathematics.PDF…
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Numerical and arithmetical deficits in learning-disabled children: Relation to dyscalculia and dyslexia

Summary: Exploration of cognitive research and understanding of number, counting and arithmetical difficulties those with dyslexia and dyscalculia experience. Author: D Geary & M Hoard Publication Year: 2001 Electronic Access: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/David_Geary/publication/228887999_Numerical_and_arithmetical_deficits_in_learning-disabled_children_Relation_to_dyscalculia_and_dyslexia/links/00b49524eefecc09a3000000.pdf Type of document: PDF

Performance / Mathematics: a Dramatisation of Mathematical Methods

Summary: This essay conceptualises the notion of performance mathematics in terms of a paradoxical relationship with the constructed notion of truth, which is shared by theatrical and mathematical performance. Author: Salazar Sutil Publication Year: 2014 Electronic Access: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/102194/1/Dramatisation.pdf Type of document: Article

A Study on the Relationship between Theater Arts and Student Literacy and Mathematics Achievement

Summary: A Study on the Relationship between Theater Arts and Student Literacy and Mathematics Achievement Author: Inoa, R., Weltsek, G. and Tabone, Carmine Publication Year: 2014 Electronic Access: https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1050665.pdf Type of document: Article

Mathematics and theatre

Summary: A digital resource with many examples of the use of drama to teach maths. Author: Plus magazine, University of Cambridge Electronic Access: https://plus.maths.org/content/tags/mathematics-and-theatre Type of document: Educational asset

The Integration of Children’s Literature Into Mathematics

Summary: Integrating children’s literature in mathematics is one way to provide relevance and demonstrate problem-solving strategies. Author: Jaime Elrath Goldstein Publication Year: 2007 Electronic Access: https://epublications.regis.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=&httpsredir=1&article=1027&context=theses Type of document: Article

Mathematics in Literature

Summary: A description of how literature can be used to teach mathematics. Author: Sally I. Lipsey and Bernard S. Pasternack Electronic Access: http://math.unipa.it/~grim/SiLipsey.PDF Type of document: Article

Connecting Mathematics and Literature: An Analysis of Pre-service Elementary School Teachers’ Changing Beliefs and Knowledge

Summary: This study examined the influences on eight preservice elementary school teachers’ beliefs and knowledge of teaching mathematics through literature. Author: Jane M. Wilburne and Mary Napoli Publication Year: 2008 Electronic Access: https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ835505.pdf Type of document: Article