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Reading skills and mathematics

CA Bohlmann, EJ Pretorius

Abstract


This article considers the relationship between poorly-developed reading skills and academic performance in mathematics. It discusses some aspects that underpin all successful reading and considers these in relation to the reading difficulties experienced by a group of foundation phase mathematics students. The project investigating these difficulties was divided into a testing phase and an intervention phase. This article reports on the testing phase.

South African Journal of Higher Education Vol.16(3) 2002: 196-206



http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajhe.v16i3.25232
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