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Multiple Perspectives on Difficulties in Learning Literacy and Numeracy

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ISBN-10: 1402088639

ISBN-13: 9781402088636

Edition: 2011

Authors: Claire Wyatt-Smith, John Elkins, Stephanie Gunn

List price: $139.99
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There are many approaches to researching the difficulties in learning that students experience in the key areas of literacy and numeracy. This book seeks to advance understanding of these difficulties and the interventions that have been used to improve outcomes. The book will address the sometimes complementary and sometimes contradictory results, and generate new approaches to understanding and serving students with difficulties in literacy and numeracy. The book represents a departure from conventional wisdom as most scholars and graduate students draw upon ideas from only one of the three domains focal in the book and usually from one single or dominant theoretical frame. Typically,…    
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Book details

List price: $139.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Springer London, Limited
Publication date: 11/5/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 375
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.564
Language: English

Theoretical Frameworks and Ways of Seeing: Operating at the Intersection-Literacy, Numeracy and Learning Difficulties
Learning Difficulties, Literacy and Numeracy: Conversations Across the Fields
Researching the Opportunities for Learning for Students with Learning Difficulties in Classrooms: An Ethnographic Perspective
The New Literacies of Online Reading Comprehension: New Opportunities and Challenges for Students with Learning Difficulties
Literacy, Technology and the Internet: What Are the Challenges and Opportunities for Learners with Reading Difficulties, and How Do We Support Them in Meeting Those Challenges and Grasping Those Opportunities?
Essential Provisions for Quality Learning Support: Connecting Literacy, Numeracy and Learning Needs
'Reading' the Home and Reading in School: Framing Deficit Constructions as Learning Difficulties in Singapore English Classrooms
Parent, Family and Community Support for Addressing Difficulties in Literacy
Enhancing Reading Comprehension Through Explicit Comprehending-Strategy Teaching
The Writing Achievement, Metacognitive Knowledge of Writing and Motivation of Middle-School Students with Learning Difficulties
The Role of Self-Monitoring in Initial Word-Recognition Learning
Effective Instruction for Older, Low-Progress Readers: Meeting the Needs of Indigenous Students
Actualising Potential in the Classroom: Moving from Practising To Be Numerate Towards Engaging in the Literate Practice of Mathematics
Effective Instruction in Mathematics for Students with Learning Difficulties
Language, Culture and Learning Mathematics: A Bourdieuian Analysis of Indigenous Learning
'She's Not in My Head or in My Body': Developing Identities of Exclusion and Inclusion in Whole-Class Discussions
Breaking Down the Silos: The Search for an Evidentiary Base
Author Index
Subject Index