7 games for learning number line concept [2020]

top number line games

We always supported the concept of adapting a new learning process in case of learning disorders such as dyslexia and dyscalculia. Focus should be on concretizing the basic concepts in mind first. It will be a building block for understanding arithmetic in later years. Even if that means starting from level zero. It will gradually … Read more 7 games for learning number line concept [2020]

5 examples to understand algebra tiles easily

algebra tiles examples

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. For students with learning disorders such as … Read more 5 examples to understand algebra tiles easily

Excel Orton Gillingham sight words using blending board

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You probably know about the blending boards. The tool that is widely used for creating multi-coloured rolags for spinning. But, are you aware of its use for learning phonics fluency? Sounds absurd, but bear with us because we aren’t lying. Some professionals in the special education industry have repurposed the blending board for the good … Read more Excel Orton Gillingham sight words using blending board

How to do percentage using mental math in 10 seconds

Percentage using mental math

The concept of percentages is applicable in various day-to-day operations of our lives. May it be, filling taxes, computer loading screen, restaurant bill tip or calculating interest rates, It just everywhere. Hence, It becomes important for an indivdual to be well versed in doing percentages quickly. Students with learning disorders, specially dyscalculia, are often seen … Read more How to do percentage using mental math in 10 seconds

Top 5 fun Orton Gillingham games & activities

orton gillingham games and activities

Orton Gillingham is widely regarded teaching approach designed for struggling readers, such as in case of dyslexia. Named after reading and language pioneers, Samuel Torrey Orton (1879-1948) and Anna Gillingham (1878-1963) , Orton Gillingham approach focuses on teaching connections between letters and sounds. It also uses multisensory approach to teach reading which involves using visualization, hearing, touch and movement … Read more Top 5 fun Orton Gillingham games & activities

Is your school dyslexia friendly? Here’s a checklist

dyslexia friendly school classroom

Senator Chuck grassley once said “What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning.” This quote holds so true. Just look at some of the most successful people living right now, who have beaten the belief that grades … Read more Is your school dyslexia friendly? Here’s a checklist

Importance of spatial sense in kids and how to improve it?

Importance of Spatial Sense

What is Spatial Sense? If you often caught yourself in brown study, like I do on regular basis, then at some point, you may have reached a state where you began acknowledging the abilities of your body that you just take for granted daily. While I was wondering through my own chain of thoughts, couple … Read more Importance of spatial sense in kids and how to improve it?

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

Ten Financial Aids for Students with Dyscalculia, Dyslexia and other Learning Disabilities

10 financial aids and scholarships for dyscalculia, dyslexia, learning disabilities

Pursuing higher education is expensive. It could take a good chunk of fortune out of your pocket managing tuition costs, resources, transportation costs and living. To offset some burden, students generally seek alternative sources of funding, including grants, loans and scholarships. Fortunately, For students with learning disability such as Dyslexia and Dyscalculia,there are selective scholarship … Read more Ten Financial Aids for Students with Dyscalculia, Dyslexia and other Learning Disabilities

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