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Theoretical Frameworks and Ways of Seeing: Operating at the Intersection—Literacy, Numeracy and Learning Difficulties

  • Claire Wyatt-Smith
  • John Elkins
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Abstract

This book is concerned with learning difficulties in literacy and numeracy and the need for greater appreciation of varied approaches to research that have been used in efforts to improve learning. Literacy and numeracy education is core in quality learning across all phases of schooling and all curriculum areas. While these ideas will be familiar to many readers, there has been limited dialogue across the domains of literacy and numeracy research, particularly as they relate to learning difficulties. In effect, each has tended to operate in a separate entity, likened to ‘silos’.

Keywords

Reading Comprehension Learning Difficulty Indigenous Student Telling Case Youth Affair 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Griffith UniversityBrisbaneAustralia

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