All About Dyscalculia: A Practical Guide for Primary Teachers
Author 1: Judy Hornigold
An accessible and informative guide for primary school teachers, designed to increase their knowledge and understanding of dyscalculia and provide practical strategies and advice to build the self-esteem and motivation of learners in their care. The book explores the indicators of dyscalculia, before detailing a range of teaching strategies that will support dyscalculic children and help them to develop their mathematical understanding and resilience. Throughout the book, there is an emphasis on creating an empathetic learning ethos in the classroom and school that will minimise maths anxiety and lead to a more positive outcome for all learners.
All About Dyscalculia includes:
- A comprehensive introduction to dyscalculia and steps to help teachers identify children with dyscalculia in their classrooms.
- Practical strategies for building specific maths abilities, as well as broader problem-solving skills.
- Advice for teachers and parents on how to reduce maths anxiety and support the development of maths proficiency in learners.
- Easy to dip in and out of chapters with worked examples make this book accessible to all teachers and parents.
With suggestions for immediate impact, as well as ideas for more detailed interventions, this practical book will be essential reading for all mainstream primary teachers and SENCOs, as well as a helpful guide to supporting children with dyscalculia at home.