Top 8 daily routine activities for building strong Number Sense

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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 8 daily routine activities for building strong Number Sense

Driving with dyscalculia: How to manage?

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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?

How to effectively test for dyscalculia?

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Dyscalculia is  a disorder that is often confused with math anxiety. But, its way more complex and serious than just fear of numbers. Not enough research makes it extremely hard to differentiate it symptoms from a common math fear. In a recent study that included observing mathematics performance of 2,421 primary school children over a number … Read moreHow to effectively test for dyscalculia?

Top 8 colleges for students with dyscalculia in 2019

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Hunt for the college that fully suits your interest is arguably the most difficult part of the college application process. There’s so much information to go through—how could brief campus visits and informational brochures really tell you where you’ll be most successful? It’s even harder for students with learning disability like dyscalculia. Not just applying … Read moreTop 8 colleges for students with dyscalculia in 2019

Is Dyscalculia just a Number Dyslexia?

Dyscalculia, being very little known, is often times referred as Number Dyslexia or Numerical Dyslexia. Some of the top internet information sources call it as a Math equivalent of Dyslexia. But, is it fair? Well, the fact is, at some point dyslexia does  affect the arithmetic skills of a child. Kid with dyslexia may find trouble … Read moreIs Dyscalculia just a Number Dyslexia?

I was relieved to finally discover Dyscalculia – Story of Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore was the name of 70’s. Having achieved fame from hit sitcoms, The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Dick Van Dyke Show, and scoring six Emmy awards during an acting career, she was an American icon and served as an inspiration for many younger actresses, professional women, and feminists. However, Things weren’t that great in the beginning. … Read moreI was relieved to finally discover Dyscalculia – Story of Mary Tyler Moore

What is math anxiety? How to overcome it?

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Math Anxiety is the panic and nervousness that ensues some people when 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. People suffering from excess math anxiety may feel stress around numbers well into adulthood, negatively impacting … Read moreWhat is math anxiety? How to overcome it?

Scored straight A’s in every subject matter but maths – Story of Victoria Lawson

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Dyscalculia may have hindered her pace in doing basic calculations but that didn’t stopped her for scoring straight A’s in other subjects. Being diagnosed in sophomore year of high school, Multimedia journalism major Victoria Lawson often times become frustrated with math. This is what she have to say about her struggle with dyscalculia Whenever I schedule interviews with people, I pull … Read moreScored straight A’s in every subject matter but maths – Story of Victoria Lawson

Signs and symptoms of Dyscalculia

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Today, we are going to talk about the symptoms of Dyscalculia. How can the signs of dyscalculia be identifed early? But first, we must know what exactly dyscalculia is? Dyscalculia is a life long learning disability affecting a person’s ability to understand numbers and learn math facts. It is seen as the mathematical equivalent to dyslexia … Read moreSigns and symptoms of Dyscalculia

Everything you should know about Dyscalculia or Number Dyslexia.

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What is Dyscalculia (or Number Dyslexia)? Dyscalculia is a term used for a wide range of life-long learning disabilities involving maths, mostly numbers and arithmetic skills. Other names of Dyscalculia are Number Dyslexia, Numerical Dyslexia, and Math Dyslexia. It is generally seen as the mathematical equivalent to dyslexia. Dyscalculia is often confused with math anxiety, which has a different pathology, but shows similar … Read moreEverything you should know about Dyscalculia or Number Dyslexia.