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Teaching Math – No Need for Speed

Math Teaching: What do teachers need to know about teaching math? Strategy over speed, and math thinking over rote memorization. Check out Stanford professor Dr Jo Boaler tips from her new article, Speed and Time Pressure Block Working Memory.

“I was always deeply uncertain about my own intellectual capacity; I thought I was unintelligent. And it […]

Strength-Based Strategies for Teaching Math | Dyslexia

Many students with dyslexia love Mind Maps. It might be because mind maps convey information more spatially, with color, relationships, and associations (Dyslexic MIND Strengths). At right is a great mind map by Frank Santos. There are many ‘pearls’ in Frank’s mind maps, from deceptively easy ones (quadratic equation formula, substituting  clip art honey […]

Math LD Dyscalculia Webinar TONIGHT!

Free Math / Dyscalculia Webinar TONIGHT. Click HERE.

Almost half of dyslexic students have dyscalculia or a common math disability. It’s important to be aware of Dyscalculia because if it’s not formally identified in school, students can be held back and penalized in many ways.

Math also can become a gatekeeper in science and other courses, […]

Dyslexic Advantage Library of Math and Dyscalculia Resources [Premium]

Many dyslexic students benefit by visual, hands-on, schema-based, and other strategies to learn arithmetic and higher math. Contents include: Dyscalculia Handbook Nix the Tricks – (Teaching concepts and not just math ‘tricks’) Teaching Mathematics to Non-Sequential Learners Singapore Bar Model Strategy Strategies for Reducing Math Anxiety Spatial Reasoning for K-12 Teaching Through Feedback Dyslexia and […]
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Learning Math By Visualization and Understand the Big Picture

Ross describes his breakthrough to understanding the big picture and visualizing the meaning of math. He went from being hopeless at remembering math rules and procedures to an almost overnight expert, enjoying how to puzzles and figure out multiple ways of doing things.