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Everyday Math®
Everyday Math®
and the
and the
Special Needs Student
Special Needs Student
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View Full Document 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
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 onesizefitsall
approach
Reinforces teacher
dependent math
learners
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View Full Document Concerns
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Too much language
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Moves too fast
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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.
 Winter '08
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 Math

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