New Dyscalculia legislation proposed

Dyscalculia: News from the web:

New, or altered, legislation has been introduced in the state of West Virginia.

It calls for all students in Kindergarten to be screened for dyslexia and dyscalculia. Also children in grade 1 through 6 ( I guess if they missed the screening earlier) Next when they find something they need to provide a real assessment and effective intervention. Also money is made available to provide Professional Development for teachers on the topics. Great news!

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Don’t write teens off as math failures

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See the issue that is current in the UK:

GCSE maths exams are deliberately designed to fail a third of all young people, according to the education charity National Numeracy.

The charity wants to see a new benchmark – a numeracy equivalent of the driving test – which sets out the essentials of practical maths that teenagers will need for adult life and the workplace. Unlike GCSE, this would be something that all young people would be expected to achieve as part of their maths education and that could be embedded within the existing curriculum and exam pathway.

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