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Swimming and Mathematics

Swimming and Mathematics

By on Jan 15, 2013 in Handbooks, Organization, Volunteers, Caretakers, People with Disabilities, Resources | 0 comments

In this short handbook we describe how to combine learning of swimming and mathematics for disabled people. We got the idea when one of trainer of swimming was talking with swimmer (who has Down Syndrom) during the swimming lesson. He asked the swimmer what they are learning at school and got answer geometry. Trainer asked him draw me a circle on the water and swimmer did it. Then he asked him to draw some other geometric figures and swimmer did. So we decided to learn some other topics in same time as we train disabled people to swim. We developed simple educational tool, which can be used during the lesson. Swimmin and...

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