Understanding, Identifying, And Developing The Gross Motor Skills In Pre-schoolers

Understanding, Identifying, And Developing The Gross Motor Skills In Pre-schoolers

How to develop gross motor skills in preschoolers? If you have a certain gap in your understanding of this topic, we suggest you read this post till the end. For the uninitiated, Gross motor skills are defined as the ability to make movements that involve limbs and torso muscles. A well developed gross motor skill … Read more

Vocabulary IEP Goals for Speech Therapy: Importance, list, assessment tips, strategies

Vocabulary IEP Goals for Speech Therapy: Importance, list, assessment tips, strategies

Teaching kids with special needs to speak can be overwhelming if there is no definite guideline available. Also, the child may tend to stray away from the learning process if there are no goals in sight. That is why a legal document has been prepared by the US govt called IEP goals. The Govt stipulates … Read more

8 Must-Read Books For Dyslexic Readers

8 Must-Read Books For Dyslexic Readers

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Reading difficulties are the most conspicuous in Dyslexic children. So, why the books for Dyslexia? The answer lies in the fact that books for dyslexic readers are designed while keeping the learning and psychological needs of such people in mind. These books … Read more

Easy And Simple Volume Activities To Learn

Easy And Simple Volume Activities To Learn

The study of 3D shapes is called Solid Geometry. It is close to real-life as we see only solids around. The first essential measurement useful in Solid Geometry is Volume. If we go by the formula, it is equal to length x width x height. We can say the volume is nothing but the amount … Read more

Dice Games To Teach Multiplication Facts

Dice Games To Teach Multiplication Facts

It is now a well-established fact that dyscalculia is a reality! Children suffering from dyscalculia cannot identify numbers or operational signs like ‘+’, ‘-‘, ‘x’, etc. That is why educators advocate replacing pen-and-paper practice by performing an action using manipulatives to understand numeric relationships and operations. Besides Dyscalculics, beginners of numeric operations can also get … Read more

How toys can improve the cognitive skills of a 2-year old?

Toys for cognitive skills development of 2 years old

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL ON SEPTEMBER 06, 2020 “Activities that are freely chosen and directed by children and arise from intrinsic motivation” – Miller and Almon (2006). This line extracted from a research summary on play and learning, The Power of Play, defines the play in a very comprehensive manner. It shows that children love … Read more

Strategies to implement Number Talks effectively and its benefits

number talks strategies and its benefits

I have seen many teachers struggling with the process of establishing a connection with the students. They find it challenging to reach the students mentally and to bring them on to go further beyond rote learning. The ideal situation is achieved when a student gets to learn the concepts in the way a teacher intends … Read more

5 manipulatives for learning decimals

list of 5 decimal manipulatives

For this post, our area of focus will only be decimal manipulatives. Although fraction is directly related but that will focus of our upcoming posts as I am focusing this post for all the age groups rather than senior years of school. So, here is the curated list of 5 really cool decimal manipulatives for learning.

Learning orton gillingham approach for maths

orton gillingham math concept

Orton Gillingham is  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. Our major audience involves the ones that are struggling in maths, so we are often … Read more