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Missouri education officials are promoting a free, online resource to help kids practice math skills over the summer. Studies show students can lose more than two months of progress during the break.

Or try our low cost resource with 35 videos and over 150 pages downloadable activities HERE

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Math Anxiety and what can be done about it?

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A conference was held and this was one of the tips by a specialist. Please read the whole article in the link and download the conference papers for much more information.

I use Facebook for setting up study groups for my non-specialist students. My rationale is to address anxiety by connecting with students without intruding into their personal territory i.e. becoming their Facebook friends. Facebook allows academics to use an online system for posting topics for discussions, addressing students’ queries, uploading course material and monitoring their progress. These study groups are easy to set up and promote inclusive education. It is a platform students are used to and view positively.

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Kids with Dyscalculia deserve support!

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See in our link for today how kids with dyscalculia suffer in class. Don’t let them suffer, be proactive, get them tested, get them accommodations, find a tutor. Trouble with math should be taken seriously and a quick test will give information that could lead to avoiding a childhood with trouble at school.

Read all about it: HERE

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Arithmophobia or dyscalculia?

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A post from someone describing symptoms and who is wondering if this is dyscalculia or a phobia for arithmetic. Well our advice would be to go to https://dyscalculiatesting.com and take the math and dyscalculia screening test to get a better insight in what is happening.

Read all about it: HERE

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Our case for Dyscalculia Awareness well made

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The blog post in the link for today makes the point for awareness of Dyscalculia very good.

Teachers, educators, counselors, and parents, check out http://DyscalculiaAware.org for all the information and resources you’ll need. From an awareness course, a resource for parents who teach math and an online Math and Dyscalculia Screening Test.

Read all about it: HERE

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More math anxiety than dyscalculia?

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Here is a Penn State Psychology prof who thinks that:

“Far more common than dyscalculia is math anxiety, which is sometimes associated with gender stereotypes,” Carlson said. “Because math is so heavily dependent on symbols, some people find equations to be intimidating. But with patience and practice, it’s possible to overcome this. Bottom line –— while there are individual differences in the ease of learning math, almost everybody is capable of learning it.”

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An online Dyscalculia Awareness Training

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Just launched one of our contributions to bringing awareness of Dyscalculia to all. Mainly educators and parents need to be aware of Dyscalculia and act as soon as they think a child may have a learning disability or specifically Dyscalculia.

Do the awareness training, fully online, five modules and a little test and you can get your certificate from the Dyscalculia Training Center.

The Dyscalculia Awareness Training is live at DyscalculiaAwareness.org

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Helping children with Math Homework

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Many parents help their children with Math Homework.

Now there is a very nice resource available to support them: Moms Teach Math

Dr. Schreuder explains in her own clear way what to do and what to say to help your child with Math. Lots of downloads filled with tips, explanations, activities and games.

It is not a course but a resource, go check it out.

Read all about it: HERE

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Anxiety in your genes?

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In a study, published today in Scientific Reports, researchers measured anxiety in a sample of more than 1,400 twin pairs aged 19 to 21 from the Twins Early Development Study (TEDS).

All forms of anxiety showed a substantial genetic component, with DNA explaining over a third of the differences between people.

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Asking for help

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It is not always easy to ask for help when you have dyscalculia and you have not been diagnosed or understood until now. Read this piece from a forum. Best quote:

‘Ask for help’ seems to be everyone’s favorite phrase, like it’s some kind of magic chant that will suddenly allow me to comprehend numbers and equations. But, it really isn’t easy for me to ask for help. Because of what my dad and other people have told me my whole life, my math confidence is absolutely crushed and I struggle to even answer things in class that I know because I think that I’ll just get it wrong and peole will laugh at me. It’s no help when all of my friend are extremely good at math either.

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Math Anxiety, what you can do about it

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Math.com has a great page with simple, clear tips to overcome and deal with Math anxiety.

For many people Math Anxiety becomes a downward spiral, as they are fearful for their math exam, they will score low which in turn will convince them or reinforce their anxiety.

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Dyscalculia and Attitude Change

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On the Gen Twenty blog a wonderful explanation from someone who apparently has all the symptoms of Dyscalculia and Math Anxiety and how she discovered that she needs to change her attitude about the problem to be successful in working on it.

The most important ingredient for overcoming math anxiety and a learning disability, in my experience, is an attitude change.

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Some people use “bad at math”

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The onemanbandaccounting has a different view on being “bad at math or numbers” and makes the point that some people use it conveniently for some purposes. Interesting read, probably has some valid points but still you should make sure you detect if it comes from Dyscalculia because there is help!

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Math and statistics anxiety

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A good blog post that highlights the problems at colleges with students who need to pass math or statistics exams and have a problem with anxiety.

The best quote:

 -I think making course delivery student focused as well as student led would encourage students to share responsibility for their education. Focusing on connecting with students and being perceptive as well as receptive to students’ feedback and willing to revise teaching delivery can enhance the learning climate in teaching rooms. This would promote student interaction and encourage active learning.

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Mental Math

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Great resource to produce worksheets, that trigger doing mental arithmetic calcs.

The video below shows some girls that will not need a calculator and apparently have no problem with mental math.

They have learned doing this so fast using the abacus method. We have highlighted that method before HERE.

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Math Anxiety, it runs in the family

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A team of researchers led by UChicago psychologists Sian Beilock and Susan Levine found that children of math-anxious parents learned less math over the school year and were more likely to be math-anxious themselves—but only when these parents provided frequent help on the child’s math homework. – See more at: http://news.uchicago.edu/article/2015/08/10/parents-math-anxiety-can-undermine-children-s-math-achievement#sthash.tRINI4Xy.gh0WKHuz.dpuf

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