How Do Students With Dyslexia Solve Math Differently?

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REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT PANEL ON FEBRUARY 16, 2023 Math can be a daunting subject for many students, but for those with dyslexia, the challenge can seem insurmountable. It’s important to note that students with dyslexia or dyscalculia are not “bad at math“; rather, they simply approach mathematical problems differently.  It is a specific learning difficulty that … Read more

Jean Piaget’s Contribution To Early Childhood Education

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Jean Piaget was a man ahead of his time, with a vision for the world that was as brilliant as it was bold. He saw the infinite potential for growth and discovery in every child and set out to unlock the secrets of their minds.  Through years of observation and study, Piaget discovered the magic … Read more

Printable Dyslexia Checklist For Teachers [PDF Included]

According to the American Psychological Association, Dyslexia is a “neurological issue and a learning disability, with individuals having difficulty in language processing i.e. difficulties in reading, spelling, writing words and sometimes in arithmetics”. Understand, Dyslexia is not a disorder but a learning difficulty. People with dyslexia are ordinary like any other people with different neurological … Read more

Understanding The Connection Between Dyslexia And Empathy

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT PANEL ON DECEMBER 22, 2022 Think back to a time your friend got hurt badly in front of you. What was your immediate reaction?  You probably went to your friend’s rescue as soon as possible, helped them up, and ran to get the first aid kit. What was your facial expression while cleaning … Read more

10 Important Characteristics Of A Logical Thinker

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Alex Carrel, a French scientist, once said: “Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking, and belief in the absolute power of logic.” So, What makes humans believe they are logical? Is it something preexisting or something learned? Do you consider yourself … Read more

Understanding the effect of dyscalculia on logical thinking

Dyscalculia & logical thinking

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT PANEL ON NOVEMBER 24, 2022 Factually speaking, math and myths go hand in hand. However, girls not being good at maths or simply hating maths is not what dyscalculia looks like. No matter how many false assumptions go around, dyscalculia[1] is a difficult condition to live with and affects almost 3-7% of children.   … Read more

Reading vs Listening – Which is more effective in understanding a concept?

While textbooks are still a preferred medium of learning in educational institutions, audiobooks are becoming increasingly popular in today’s times. The convenience of listening to an audiobook is driving more people to choose them over print books. Although this is a welcoming change, as people can select their preferred mode of learning, the question of … Read more

Importance Of Early Intervention In Special Education

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Every child is gifted. They just unwrap their packages at different times. At the same time, a therapeutic plan or educational strategy for one child might be ineffective for another youngster. Early intervention works and tends to enhance the prognosis. This is because human learning and growth occur fastest throughout the first few years of … Read more