Algorithmic Thinking and Mathematical Learning Difficulties Classification
American Journal of Applied Psychology
Volume 5, Issue 5, September 2016, Pages: 22-31
Received: Sep. 26, 2016; Accepted: Oct. 17, 2016; Published: Nov. 10, 2016
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Antonia Plerou, Bioinformatics and Human Electrophysiology Laboratory, Department of Informatics, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece
Panayiotis Vlamos, Bioinformatics and Human Electrophysiology Laboratory, Department of Informatics, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece
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Abstract
Learning difficulties research within the frame of dyscalculia has proceeded so far, nevertheless, they seem to fail in providing an overall conceptual map of the deficit. This paper objective is to propose a new classification in reference to dyscalculia features noticed at various ages. Although, there are several approaches on dyscalculia features, algorithmic thinking ability deficits are not taken into consideration. Authors focus on problem solving and algorithmic thinking difficulties within the frame of dyscalculia.
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Algorithmic Thinking, Dyscalculia, Learning Memory, Reasoning, Problem Solving, Spatial Perception, Visual Perception
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Antonia Plerou, Panayiotis Vlamos, Algorithmic Thinking and Mathematical Learning Difficulties Classification, American Journal of Applied Psychology. Vol. 5, No. 5, 2016, pp. 22-31. doi: 10.11648/j.ajap.20160505.11
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