Teaching the Euro to Pupils with General Learning Disabilities


  • Joseph Travers


GLD, Mathematics, General Learning Difficulties, SEN, Special Educational Needs, Money, Euro, PSC, Primary Mathematics Curriculum, Teaching Methodologies


The ability to handle money is an essential life skill and is a core area of the maths curriculum. The introduction of the euro focuses attention on some of the key issues in teaching about money. This article examines the literature on approaches and sequences in teaching money and how they can be adapted for pupils with general learning disabilities. Taking into account the large variability between pupils, suggestions are offered which are suitable for pupils who have mastered basic counting and computation and for those for whom by-passing academic skills is more appropriate. 


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How to Cite

Travers, J. (2021). Teaching the Euro to Pupils with General Learning Disabilities. REACH: Journal of Inclusive Education in Ireland, 15(1), 22–32. Retrieved from https://reachjournal.ie/index.php/reach/article/view/184