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The Problem with Common Core Math and Dyslexia – Showing Work [Premium]

There are a lot of problems with Common Core Math and Dyslexia, but here’s one (and it’s a big one to talk about – the requirement to show work as part of math problem solving. From Education News: “…the amount of work required for explanation turns a straightforward problem into a long managerial task that is […]
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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!

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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, […]

[PREMIUM] Students with Dyslexia Solve Math Differently

Interesting finding from the brain research lab at Georgetown. “The brains of children with dyslexia rely on unusual strategies to solve certain kinds of math problems, researchers report in NeuroImage..(also HERE). Usually, people use regions on the right side of the brain to solve math problems that require a step-by-step process, such as subtraction and […]
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Dyslexic Geochemist and Father of Global Warming Dr. Wally Broecker

” I was not a reader. I was dyslexic and I still am…I didn’t know it at the time. All I knew is I could never read out loud. That was always a disaster because I’d miss too many words, make too many mistakes. And the more nervous you get the worse you are.” […]