Book 2011

Multiple Perspectives on Difficulties in Learning Literacy and Numeracy


ISBN: 978-1-4020-8863-6 (Print) 978-1-4020-8864-3 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

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    Pages 1-15

    Theoretical Frameworks and Ways of Seeing: Operating at the Intersection—Literacy, Numeracy and Learning Difficulties

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    Pages 17-48

    Learning Difficulties, Literacy and Numeracy: Conversations Across the Fields

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    Pages 49-90

    Researching the Opportunities for Learning for Students with Learning Difficulties in Classrooms: An Ethnographic Perspective

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    Pages 91-110

    The New Literacies of Online Reading Comprehension: New Opportunities and Challenges for Students with Learning Difficulties

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    Pages 111-131

    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?

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    Pages 133-158

    Essential Provisions for Quality Learning Support: Connecting Literacy, Numeracy and Learning Needs

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    Pages 159-178

    ‘Reading’ the Home and Reading in School: Framing Deficit Constructions as Learning Difficulties in Singapore English Classrooms

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    Pages 179-196

    Parent, Family and Community Support for Addressing Difficulties in Literacy

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    Pages 197-212

    Enhancing Reading Comprehension Through Explicit Comprehending-Strategy Teaching

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    Pages 213-234

    The Writing Achievement, Metacognitive Knowledge of Writing and Motivation of Middle-School Students with Learning Difficulties

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    Pages 235-253

    The Role of Self-Monitoring in Initial Word-Recognition Learning

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    Pages 255-273

    Effective Instruction for Older, Low-Progress Readers: Meeting the Needs of Indigenous Students

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    Pages 275-293

    Actualising Potential in the Classroom: Moving from Practising To Be Numerate Towards Engaging in the Literate Practice of Mathematics

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    Pages 295-313

    Effective Instruction in Mathematics for Students with Learning Difficulties

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    Pages 315-329

    Language, Culture and Learning Mathematics: A Bourdieuian Analysis of Indigenous Learning

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    Pages 331-348

    ‘She’s Not in My Head or in My Body’: Developing Identities of Exclusion and Inclusion in Whole-Class Discussions

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    Pages 349-357

    Breaking Down the Silos: The Search for an Evidentiary Base

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 359-375