Dealing with algebra being a Dyscalculic

Algebra constitutes a major part of math curriculum, specially in high school and middle school. It forms a crucial base for several equations and operations to be dealt later in higher studies. Hence, it becomes important to get a good grip of it in early phases of learning. Like English, Algebra is a language. It … Read moreDealing with algebra being a Dyscalculic

How to test for math anxiety in kids?

math anxiety tests

Math Anxiety is the panic and nervousness that ensues a person while solving a mathematical problem. Math anxiety is related to performance anxiety and is likely to extend far outside of the classroom if not recognized and proactively managed. Unfortunately, Majority of cases of math anxiety remain unreported as symptoms may overlooked as ‘general fear … Read moreHow to test for math anxiety in kids?

Top 8 daily routine activities for building strong Number Sense

how to build strong number sense

Number sense refers to a person’s understanding of number system and his/her ability to use, relate and manipulate it for solving mathematical tasks. A strong number sense is important for gripping basic concepts well before diving into complex math topics in future. Children with good number sense have a range of mathematical strategies at their … Read moreTop 8 daily routine activities for building strong Number Sense

Driving with dyscalculia: How to manage?

driving with dyscalculia and other learning disabilities and how to manage it

Ever wonder what would happen if you lost the directional abilities? Reaching destination will be near to impossible if you keep on messing left or right. Of-course, Google Maps have really made our lives easy. But still, you’ll be having a very hard time relating delta distance between point A and B on GPS vs real life. … Read moreDriving with dyscalculia: How to manage?

How to effectively test for dyscalculia?

tests for dysclculia

Dyscalculia is  a disorder that is often confused with math anxiety. But, its way more complex and serious than just fear of numbers. Not enough research makes it extremely hard to differentiate it symptoms from a common math fear. In a recent study that included observing mathematics performance of 2,421 primary school children over a number … Read moreHow to effectively test for dyscalculia?

Everything you should know about Mental Math

What is mental math?   We will jump right to definition but first, let me just ask, what’s 3 + 3 ?   Almost all of you have given the right answer  and most probably within 2 seconds without even touching a pen or paper.   The real question is how? This is because our … Read moreEverything you should know about Mental Math

What is math anxiety? How to overcome it?

what is math anxiety? How to overcome it

Math Anxiety is the panic and nervousness that ensues some people when solving a Mathematical problem. Math anxiety is related to performance anxiety and is likely to extend far outside of the classroom if not recognized and proactively managed. People suffering from excess math anxiety may feel stress around numbers well into adulthood, negatively impacting … Read moreWhat is math anxiety? How to overcome it?