By Jonie Louman at January 31 2021 16:53:05

Well−designed technology can provide these students with access to excellent content· For example’ these fractions tools and supplemental curriculum allow students with physical disabilities to access fractions content using a variety of assistive technology devices· Instructions’ prompts and feedback can be read aloud’ while visual models’ cues combined with sounds support a wide range of learning styles and abilities·

Is it his fault that he lacks confidence with word problems? Not entirely· Our actions’ as educators’ seem to imply a belief that solving word problems should come more naturally than simpler operations like arithmetic and algebra· Many parents and teachers feel justified in encouraging (i·e· forcing) a child to work hundreds or thousands of math worksheets’ drill multiplication tables’ long division··· but few encourage solving hundreds of story problems· One suspects that the relative ease of creating and checking ordinary math worksheets keeps the focus of math education on simple’ atomic operations at the expense of more holistic story problems·