Beyond Words and Numbers
Source of Publication
Advances in Psychology, Mental Health, and Behavioral Studies
This chapter critically analyzes the complex relationship of developmental language disorders (DLD), and the mathematical problem-solving abilities of children and adolescents. The implications of this topic for inclusive education and the academic performance of students with DLD make it of utmost importance in educational research and practice. By gaining insights into how language difficulties impact mathematical problem-solving, teachers and practitioners can develop targeted interventions and support strategies to meet the unique needs of this population. The chapter emphasizes the need for a comprehensive analysis of this relationship and identifies the existing knowledge gap. Exploring the multifaceted nature of language difficulties in mathematical contexts, the chapter examines the influence of both linguistic and non-linguistic factors on problem-solving abilities. It challenges prevailing assumptions and explores alternative theoretical frameworks to provide a more nuanced understanding of the cognitive mechanisms underlying mathematical thinking.
Tsakirakis, Georgios, "Beyond Words and Numbers" (2023). All Works. 6298.
Indexed in Scopus