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Author:Susan Osterhaus, Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSVBI)
Description: 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 (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Calculators, Bibliographies, Tutorials
Math Topics: Basic Algebra, Measurement, Higher-Dimensional Geometry, Euclidean Plane Geometry, Symmetry/Tessellations
Math Ed Topics: Disabled/Challenged, Disabled/Challenged

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