MATHEMATICS LANGUAGE IN-CLASS INSTRUCTION

KARIKJ, Jasmina and RADOVANOVIKJ, Vesna S. (2010) MATHEMATICS LANGUAGE IN-CLASS INSTRUCTION. Journal of Special Education and Rehabilitation, 11 (3-4). pp. 43-56. ISSN 1409-6099

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Abstract

The goal of the research was to compare the level of mathematic language acquisition between students of lower grades in special elementary schools for children who are hearing impaired and students of a mainstream elementary school. A total of 239 children attending mainstream and special schools in the territory of Serbia were included in the research. Instruction of mathematics in schools for students who are hearing impaired has a different character as it contains elements of native language instruction. Obtained results show a significant difference in some fields. A conclusion stating that the level of language acquisition is in direct correlation with the level of acquisition of mathematics language imposes itself. What that means is that hearing impaired children have not only to comprehend mathematics relations, but also to learn mathematic terms in a completely different way as compared to children who are hearing.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Vladimir Trajkovski
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2015 07:19
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2015 07:19
URI: http://eprints.jser.fon.edu.mk/id/eprint/88

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