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
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 10 games for improving number sense
“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 moreTop 10 fun games for building math fluency
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?
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 moreDSM-5 criteria for diagnosing Dyscalculia and Dyslexia
In the vast pool of numbers, logics, symbols and equations, it’s a common scenario where even the brightest struggle in maths at some point. For students with dyscalculia, this could be a recurring nightmare. Even in students with reading difficulty, like dyslexia, understanding mathematics can be challenging as it involves symbols, complex words, concepts (e.g., … Read moreMath specific accommodations for students with Dyslexia and Dyscalculia
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 moreTen Financial Aids for Students with Dyscalculia, Dyslexia and other Learning Disabilities
Dyscalculia is a learning disability that hinders our pace in learning mathematics and number sense. Unfortunately, the effects are not just confined to classrooms, our daily life activities are affected as well. We already talked about best possible ways of dealing with dyscalculia at early stages and adapting a new learning strategy. Note that there … Read moreBest intervention strategies for dyscalculia
Intervention of technology in education is one of the marvellous phenomena happened in this era.Things possible now with available gadgets could have never be imagined 10 years ago. From regular student’s wiki to braille assistance, technology have achieved great heights in the sector. A major portion of the advantage goes to the pupils with learning … Read moreTop 10 must-have free apps for Dyscalculia 
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?