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New Theory Debunks Consensus that Math Abilities are Innate #dyscalculia

New research suggests that sense of magnitude is important for learning math.<p>Understanding how a brain processes math can help teachers immensely. …

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This App Can Do Your Math Homework for You #dyscalculia

MathApp helps students solve and understand their math homework.<p>For instance, there is a popular, revolutionary app now in stores. It is called …

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Reframing How We Think About Math And Science For Our Kids #dyscalculia

“No one is bad at math.”<p>Refocusing her dreams on a career in pharmacy, her goals changed again after a bad experience with a math class. It wasn’t …

Minneapolis math teachers trade calculators for smartphone app #dyscalculia

Smartphones provide an affordable alternative to expensive graphing calculator technology.<p>This online calculator allows students to plug in equations …

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 …

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Event lets kids compete in math, Minecraft, drawing, spelling #dyscalculia

Math Mania Game Show Challenge is a family friendly math event.<p>Popular games and pop culture icons are also given the red-carpet treatment as well. …

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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 …

Mathematics

Common Core’s New New Math Has the Same Problem as the Old New Math #dyscalculia

Common Core is teaching students while reteaching teachers.<p>It seems that the new way of doing math or the common core standard as many schools have …

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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 …

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There Is No Right Way to Learn #dyscalculia

Alternative colleges help those with learning disorders get a college degree.<p>It is important for any person to find a college that is the right fit …

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Fearing math #dyscalculia

If you reduce your fear of math, you will succeed.<p>One of the best ways to have students or anyone really to embrace something that they fear is to …

Your Monday Dyscalculia Wrapup 12/20/2016

<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 find doing math homework is …

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Indy math teacher: Students are “thinkers, not human calculators” #dyscalculia

Some teachers give their all to struggling students.<p>He bases his teaching style on the need of the group rather than just a textbook way of teaching. …

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UW professors lauded for helping math haters #dyscalculia

Teachers are attempting to make math more likable for the college bound.<p>The teachers stated that they wanted to make math more likable for students …

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Your Monday Dyscalculia Wrapup 01/17/2017

<i>We scour the web each week to find the most important news and blogs about dyscalculia. Here are this weeks posts.</i><p>Not all math is boring or typical. …

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Math stairs added to elementary school #dyscalculia

A unique approach to equations is the use of stairs.<p>Why are their stairs something to remember you might ask? Well at the start of this school year, …

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Your Monday Dyscalculia Wrapup 12/27/2016

<i>We scour the web each week to find the most important news and blogs about dyscalculia. Here are this weeks posts.</i><p>When you think of an initiative …

Parents’ math skills ‘rub off’ on their children #dyscalculia

Is being good at math an inheritable trait?<p>This study is the first to find an intergenerational transfer of math skills, both in test performance and …

Your Monday Dyscalculia Wrapup 01/03/2017

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

Early math instruction: A predictor for academic success #dyscalculia

A blended approach to learning may help students connect better with ideas.<p>Understanding this, a blended approach to education should be used. It …

Bust These Math Myths Early to Ensure Future Student Su… #dyscalculia

Bust math myths early to promote an enjoyment of learning math.<p>One common myth it’s important to bust is the concept that people are born good or bad …

NC Teachers Train for New High School Math Standards to Be Used This Fall #dyscalculia

North Carolina teachers spend summer learning about new math initiative.<p>After a survey was done, they took all 800 responses and incorporated this …

Brain scan math study reveals numeracy is not always linked to our vision #dyscalculia

Study finds that math ability and eyesight may be inextricable linked.<p>How was this study of the correlation between eyesight and math undertaken? …

District implements math strategies for elementary students #dyscalculia

“Numbers Talk” helps create positive learning atmosphere for math students.<p>A math specialist in the district says that she is bringing routine to the …

‘Dancing With The Stars’ helps students learn math #dyscalculia

Math teacher uses Dancing with the Stars to teach special education students<p>Ms. Larkin uses Dancing with the Stars to teach concepts like …

Parents try out New Fairfield’s new math program #dyscalculia

Math curriculum Big Ideas has parents and students impressed.<p>Of its many merits, many focused in on the convenience of the online textbooks with …

East Williston schools seek to better integrate math, science #dyscalculia

East Williston School District has implemented an engineering geared curriculum.<p>The revamped Advanced Placement computer science program will give …

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Math Fun Day #dyscalculia

FSU hosted their 4th Annual Math Fun Day for students K-12.<p>However, the Florida State University Department of Mathematics is changing things and the …

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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 …

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