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Dyscalculia Tutor | Become a Dyscalculia Tutor

We need Dyscalculia Tutors<p>0<p>The system to support students in school recognizes three levels of intervention: Tier 1, this is what happens in class by …

BBC - Schools Ages 4-11 - Numeracy Sites

Bernie and Bill have a range of games that are guaranteed to put the fun back into numbers. This site slots into the <b>Numeracy framework</b> for reception year and years 1 and 2.<p>Make sure your magic letters add up in Puzzlesnuff's gallery or have a hoot playing our numbers game. This site can be used as …

Education

Math and Dyscalculia Testing |

Get tested when you suspect that you or your child have trouble with math. Math is an important topic in school and an ounce of prevention will be …

Mathematics

We bring you the 1 2 3 of Dyscalculia

Why Dyscalculia Awareness matters<p>0<p>Let me copy a piece of a blog post by someone who has suffered the whole formative years without being detected …

Disability

Designing The Perfect School: 7 Principles Of Sustainable Learning

<b>Designing The Perfect School: 7 Principles Of Sustainable Learning</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>What would the opposite of the industrial learning model–the existing …

The reSolve: Mathematics by Inquiry Protocol

<i>reSolve: Mathematics by Inquiry</i> amplifies existing approaches to teaching mathematics through structured and purposeful investigations of …

Planets

Learning styles and their place in the classroom | Letters

It is good that neuroscientists are taking seriously their responsibility to improve education (No evidence to back idea of learning styles, Letters, 13 March). However, debunking can oversimplify matters.<p>My favourite example showing that learning styles do exist, but that focusing on them does not …

Pedagogy

Standards-Based Grading Made My Kid Average

Standards-based grading is sending a message to some parents that their children are average. This comes as a shock to those parents who have always …

Pedagogy

How you learned a second language influences the way your brain works

Over the past few years, you might have noticed a surfeit of articles covering current research on bilingualism. Some of them suggest that it sharpens the mind, while others are clearly intended to provoke more doubt than confidence, such as Maria Konnikova’s “Is Bilingualism Really an Advantage?” …

Language Learning

What Do People Know About Excellent Teaching and Learning?

Download the PDF here.<p>It’s a set of questions that nags just about every parent with school-age kids: Does their child’s teacher employ good …

7 Myths About Differentiated Instruction

The classroom is on fire! Literally! And your only way to put out the flame is to use differentiated instruction strategies. Could you do it?<p>I bet …

Is It Ever A Good Idea To DIY When It Comes To Your Child's Tutoring?

Whether it's SATs, the 11+, GCSEs or A-Levels, there seems to be no end to the tests and exams our children have to work through. There's always …

Equity vs. Equality in the Classroom

“Why does he get that? I want to do that!”I have heard this observation or comment in one form or another over the years as I provide supports to …

Teaching

When Principals and District Administrators Sit in the Student’s Chair

With nearly a third of Americans saying they would rather clean a bathroom than do math, schools have reached a tipping point where the way math has …

Equations

HOW TO IMPROVE TEACHING QUALITY

Angelo, T.A., and K.P. Cross. 1993. <i>Classroom assessment techniques: A handbook for college teachers</i>, 2d ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass …

Estimating – Making sense of things

I remember as a student being asked to estimate in mathematics class on a few occasions. It was either an afterthought from my teachers telling the …

14 Possible IEP Accommodations for Children with Autism & ADHD | Reflections from a Children's Therapist

Many behavior analysts who serve children with autism spectrum disorder may have contact with the child’s school. They may also be involved in the …

'Are you a real teacher?': Five things not to ask special needs educators

I’ve taught pupils with special educational needs and disabilities for 16 years but I’m always surprised by the questions I get<p>For parents of a child with special educational needs, it is often their greatest wish to do activities enjoyed by other families: going shopping without their child having …

Yale Researchers Find That Autism Genes Helped Us to Become Smarter

Those with autism face distinct challenges. These usually have to do with certain social deficits. That might be why the results of a new study …

Paying people with learning disabilities lower wages perpetuates inequality | Rob Greig

Calls to pay people with learning disabilities below the minimum wage fly in the face of the evidence – not to mention the law<p>When is one person of less value than another? According to some, when they have a learning disability and are looking for work. Rosa Monckton, businesswoman and parent of a …

What Does a Special Education Teacher Do?

It takes a special person to teach special education. The highs and lows a school teacher experiences are exacerbated by the challenges that face a …

Cracking the Brain’s Codes - MIT Technology Review

In <i>What Is Life?</i> (1944), one of the fundamental questions the physicist Erwin Schrödinger posed was whether there was some sort of “hereditary …

Neurophilosophy

The Advantage of Using Online Math Tutor for Your Child

Now-a-days, there’s a big query among the list of parents on offering a good coaching for his or her children on Maths. There are plenty of tuition …

Peter Senge: How to Overcome Learning Disabilities in Organizations

As an organization grows, managing the flow demands work items to move from one team/department to another. In quest to make these teams accountable, …

The Chicken or the Egg? The Direction of the Relationship Between Mathematics Anxiety and Mathematics Performance

Introduction<p>A pertinent question in mathematics anxiety (MA) research is whether MA causes poor maths performance, or whether poor maths performance …

Mathematics

Calculus, Decomposing numbers and Dyscalculia

How many?

The pride of the young mother is tangible, "Jimmy can count to ten!" she declares!<br>Jimmy recites the numbers beautifully, perfectly in fact, in the …