Everyday_Math

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  Everyday Math® Everyday Math® and the and the Special Needs Student Special Needs Student
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Everyday Math            Traditional SpEd Math Enhances understanding of basic facts Provides a broad scope and sequence of math concepts Develops ability to switch gears Promotes authentic mathematical vocabulary development Provides drill on basic facts Limits mathematical concepts Assumes students can’t switch gears Restricts mathematical vocabulary development
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Everyday Math            Traditional SpEd Math Allows multiple opportunities to learn concepts Identifies alternative algorithms Develops independent math learners Creates missed opportunities for new students not developmentally ready Has a one-size-fits-all approach Reinforces teacher- dependent math learners
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Concerns Too much language Moves too fast Math boxes switch from one operation to another Students won’t be able to do higher level skills when they don’t even know the basics
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course MATH 110 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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