Teaching the Learning Disabled (Episode 4): Mathematics Learning Strategies
With demonstrations of specific strategies, the tape covers problem solving, basic arithmetic, and makes points about number systems.
Mathematics Learning Strategies introduces Drs. Jeannette Fleischner and Katherine Garnett as they explain how LD students actually solve math problems and give practical tips on how to get at the root causes of their math errors.
The series was produced with outstanding master teachers in Special Education to help professionals working with kindergarten through adults teach LD students across the curriculum. The tapes provide a good in-service for teachers who have mainstreamed LD students in their classroom and are excellent for programming with parent groups.
This is the fourth video of Teaching the Learning Disabled Video Program, a series of eight videos. Topics include dealing with motivation, organization, reading concepts, math strategies, multisensory learning techniques and science.
Jeannette Fleischner, Ed.D., is former Professor of Education in the Department of Special Education at Columbia University's Teachers College. She is also the forrmer President of the Council for Exceptional Children's Division of Learning Disabilities. Katherine Garnett, Ed.D., is Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Learning Disabilities Program of the Department of Special Education of City University of New York's Hunter College. She is also Editor of Division of Learning Disabilities Times (Council for Exceptional Children).
Available in DVD format.
Running time: 55 minutes
Ideal for teachers: K - 8
"Superb! This easy-to-watch series helps educators understand the important characteristics and problems of LD students. It is packed with timely, useful information and practical, innovative teaching ideas." --Jamie Williams, M.Ed., Coordinator, The Learning Therapist Graduate Certificate Program, Southern Methodist University