Overcoming Dyscalculia - Because Math Matters

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Building confidence important to math teacher recognized locally #dyscalculia

Computers have made it easy to rely on technology for answers.<p>Although Mattox teaches college entry-level classes such as geometry and calculus, she …

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Here are Oregon’s 31 top-ranked high schools for science and math #dyscalculia

School rankings are based on combined scores that shift to higher education.<p>Oregon City High School was accidentally left off the original list. Due …

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Your Monday Dyscalculia Wrapup 02/21/2017

<i>We scour the web each week to find the most important news and blogs about dyscalculia. Here are this weeks posts.</i><p>There are teachers that struggle to …

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Students better at math have economic impact #dyscalculia

Some believe that by raising math standards, the GDP will grow.<p>One person, Eric Hanushek, a fellow at the conservative Hoover Institution actually …

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The 12 most controversial facts in mathematics #dyscalculia

Math is cut and dry, but it has its occasional controversy.<p>The broken water heater asks if a plumber or accountant fixed your water heater. You’d …

‘The Human Calculator’ is fixed on helping young people love math #dyscalculia

Scott Flansburg, a ‘human calculator,’ does math at superhuman speed.<p>Mr Flansburg teaches children math by using simple rules to make it easier for …

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Ask Mr. Dad: Making science and math fun #dyscalculia

Everything is based on calculations and STEM focuses on those skills.<p>Every aspect of our world is based on mathematical calculations, chemical …

Math plus fun equals improved logic skills #dyscalculia

Using games to teach elements of math makes it fun and retainable.<p>With Rosario’s game includes life-sized “Connect Four” and chess games, a pool …

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NBA and Discovery Education Come Together to Get Students Excited About Math #dyscalculia

Basketball and geometry correlates and is an inventive way to approach math.<p>At the workshop students got to play basketball with the pros and learn …

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Like a math pop-up, this fair brings numbers to life #dyscalculia

MIND Research Institute of Irvine provides camps, software, and math support.<p>The MIND Research Institute designs fun and educational math activities …

CCD Math Pathways Program removes math barriers #dyscalculia

A variety of math skills makes for an easier college experience.<p>Loshbaugh explains that while STEM fields need college algebra, there are a variety …

Aurora PS hopes a new curriculum plus a new way of thinking will equal better math students #dyscalculia

Math is harder than reading and requires different approaches.<p>Math is usually harder to do than reading. Depending on whom their teachers are …

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Your Monday Dyscalculia Wrapup 02/14/2017

<i>We scour the web each week to find the most important news and blogs about dyscalculia. Here are this weeks posts.</i><p>Children are both resilient and …

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Can a child who starts kindergarten with few reading or math skills catch up? #dyscalculia

Parents play a major factor in the success their children experience.<p>Similar to other Mexican American children Giuliana had not experienced reading …

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Connecting math and real life at Carver High School #dyscalculia

Using math in real life applications helps students retain the knowledge.<p>Students should take what they learn in the classroom and apply it to their …

Mothers’ early support boosts children’s math achievement Society for Research in Child Devt #dyscalculia

The earlier a child is presented math, the better.<p>The study shows that it is very important for parents to interact with their children about …

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Your Monday Dyscalculia Wrapup 01/24/2017

<i>We scour the web each week to find the most important news and blogs about dyscalculia. Here are this weeks posts.</i><p>Do you know if you have ADHD? …

New math tools for new materials #dyscalculia

Mathematicians offer solutions to analytical problems.<p>Milton’s solution for the complicated materials, the aforementioned analytical solutions, …

Summer camp to address gap in math achievement #dyscalculia

Summer camps are a great place to make math fun and available.<p>A total of 150 girls will work in groups of sixteen or seventeen with instructors and …

Common Core Update: Feelings More Important Than Accuracy in Math Answers #dyscalculia

Common Core has added the option of stating emotion rather than answer.<p>A Common Core representative stated that if students are being sincere, and …

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Freshmen tackle upper-level math in special course #dyscalculia

Math should be both fun and diverse.<p>Math professor John Hubbard created the class two decades ago for students who needed bigger challenges than …

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Pi is delicious — and other math lessons you’ll be happy to learn #dyscalculia

Using creative techniques will make math easier to learn for most.<p>Cheng developed the connection between math and baking after teaching math to …

Your Monday Dyscalculia Wrapup 02/07/2017

<i>We scour the web each week to find the most important news and blogs about dyscalculia. Here are this weeks posts.</i><p>Mother’s are often the ones that …

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MATH, SCIENCE NIGHT: Students get hands-on STEM experience #dyscalculia

STEM covers everything from coding to geology as to broaden curriculum.<p>The STEM event also explored job opportunities in the energy field. Various …

Conference focuses on how families can improve math fluency #dyscalculia

Socioeconomics affects children and how they learn.<p>According to Levine during A 2010 study by Levine and her colleagues showed a large difference in …

Idaho’s ‘math initiative’ hasn’t improved kids’ math scores they’ve actually dropped #dyscalculia

Idaho’s students are struggling in math despite new math initiative.<p>Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra has announced that something …

Summer Climb shows growth in reading, math skills #dyscalculia

Summer Climb helps students get excited about returning to school.<p>Now with a new program known as Summer Climb, everything is changing for this young …

Girls Dive into Math and Science on the Big Island #dyscalculia

GEMS is focused on bringing female professionals together for the betterment of women.<p>GEMS brings female professionals from many varied math and …

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Add these 4 strategies for a better math experience #dyscalculia

Stay involved with your child’s education even during Common Core math.<p>No matter how hard it gets, stay involved. Revisit basic concepts, such as …