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

8 cool games for learning trigonometry

trigonomtery games

Trigonometry is an important part of math curriculum in academics. It involves study of triangles, properties of angles, relationships in triangle, evaluating measurements of height, distance, and angles. The applications of this topic is not just confined to exams or test series but also in our day to day life and other important career prospects. … Read more 8 cool games for learning trigonometry

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 10 games for improving 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 10 games for improving number sense

100 Orton Gillingham Red Words List

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, … Read more 100 Orton Gillingham Red Words List

Top 10 fun games for building math fluency

top 10 math fluency games

“Three times four equals to…” “Three plus five equals to…” Most of us have self-answered the above with a blink of a second, without even worrying to recheck it. We know that the answer would be correct as we are confident on our math recalling skills. Our repeated experience with such problems on our day … Read more Top 10 fun games for building math fluency

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 more How to test for math anxiety in kids?

DSM-5 criteria for diagnosing Dyscalculia and Dyslexia

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is the handbook used by health care experts as universal authority in North America, South America, Australia, and many other European countries for diagnosis of mental disorders. It enable professionals to communicate about mental health disorders using a common language. In simple term, one should look up for … Read more DSM-5 criteria for diagnosing Dyscalculia and Dyslexia

Top 5 apps for learning with Orton Gillingham approach

5 best apps for learning with orton gillingham approach

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, … Read more Top 5 apps for learning with Orton Gillingham approach