Important Dyscalculia resources for Teachers

dyscalculia resources for teachers

A Teacher is also called the ‘second parent’ for playing important role in shaping the future interests of a child. After parents, Teacher is most sought out person with whom a student tries to find solace with. And that’s the reason we have student counselors in schools. A Teacher’s job is not just confined to … Read more Important Dyscalculia resources for Teachers

Assistive Tools & Technology for Dyscalculia

Assistive Tools devices and technology for Dyscalculia

Recently diagnosed with dyscalculia and thinking it might be the end of your academics? Worrying that your dyscalculic kid might have to struggle through simple algebra throughout his/her life? Will you be able to keep track of money spent and saved? Is your dream career even possible being a dyscalculic?Some common questions that will come … Read more Assistive Tools & Technology for Dyscalculia

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 more Dealing with algebra being a Dyscalculic

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 more Top 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 more Driving 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 more How to effectively test for dyscalculia?

Top 8 colleges for students with dyscalculia in 2019

college dyscalculia dyslexia

Hunt for the college that fully suits your interest is arguably the most difficult part of the college application process. There’s so much information to go through—how could brief campus visits and informational brochures really tell you where you’ll be most successful? It’s even harder for students with learning disability like dyscalculia. Not just applying … Read more Top 8 colleges for students with dyscalculia in 2019

Is Dyscalculia just a Number Dyslexia?

Dyscalculia, being very little known, is often times referred as Number Dyslexia or Numerical Dyslexia. Some of the top internet information sources call it as a Math equivalent of Dyslexia. But, is it fair? Well, the fact is, at some point dyslexia does  affect the arithmetic skills of a child. Kid with dyslexia may find trouble … Read more Is Dyscalculia just a Number Dyslexia?

I was relieved to finally discover Dyscalculia – Story of Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore was the name of 70’s. Having achieved fame from hit sitcoms, The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Dick Van Dyke Show, and scoring six Emmy awards during an acting career, she was an American icon and served as an inspiration for many younger actresses, professional women, and feminists. However, Things weren’t that great in the beginning. … Read more I was relieved to finally discover Dyscalculia – Story of Mary Tyler Moore

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 more What is math anxiety? How to overcome it?