## Assistive Tools & 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

## 8 cool games for learning trigonometry

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

## 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

## 10 Fun Games For Improving Number Sense

Number sense refers to the understanding of the number system and the 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 the future. Children with good number sense have a range of mathematical strategies at … Read more

## 100 Orton Gillingham Red (Sight) 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

## Top 10 fun games for building math facts fluency

“Three times four equals to…” “Three plus five equal 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 in our math-recalling skills. Our repeated experience with such problems on our day to … Read more

## How to test for math anxiety in kids?

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

## 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

## Top 6 apps for learning with Orton Gillingham approach

Orton Gillingham is a widely regarded teaching approach designed for struggling readers, such as in the case of dyslexia. Named after reading and language pioneers, Samuel Torrey Orton (1879-1948) and Anna Gillingham (1878-1963), Orton Gillingham’s approach focuses on teaching connections between letters and sounds. It also uses a multisensory approach to teach reading which involves … Read more

## Top 16 inspiring quotes about dyslexia

Children born with dyslexia may feel cheated with destiny at times. ‘Why me?’ is a question they may ponder over time and again. What they need to learn, and be taught with experience of others, is that destiny is never uni dimensional. Your destiny may have much more in store to offer, and may be … Read more