Teaching Math to Visually Impaired Students
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Susan Osterhaus, Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSVBI)  
Questions and answers offering teaching strategies for improving the mathematical understanding of visually impaired students. Challenges include solving quadratic equations; geometric constructions; transformations, line symmetry, and tessellations; and linear measure, perimeter, and area. Other topics: math education and the Nemeth code; tactile math graphics (graphs); the abacus, calculators, and other math tools; and math resources (publications, vendors, people and places, and links to download a computerized Nemeth Code tutor for Windows.  


Levels:  Elementary, Middle School (68), High School (912) 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Calculators, Bibliographies, Tutorials 
Math Topics:  Basic Algebra, Measurement, HigherDimensional Geometry, Euclidean Plane Geometry, Symmetry/Tessellations 
Math Ed Topics:  Disabled/Challenged, Disabled/Challenged 
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