Clinical psychologist Nancy Krasa and middle-school math teacher Sara Shunkwiler combine their expertise for an eye-opening exploration of how the mind and brain work during the many complex facets of maths learning. Research findings, classroom implications and student case illustrations provided educators with the insights they need to improve maths instruction. Assessment guidelines afford psychologists effective means to evaluate math learning problems.
The comprehensive, up-to-date research review and bibliography give researchers an invaluable multi-disciplinary resource for their own work.
With this in-depth guided tour of essential maths skills and the difficulties students may encounter with each, a wide range of professionals will discover how they can help turn number nonsense into number sense for children who struggle with maths.