Teaching multiples

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We often say they need to get it into their hands before they can get it into their heads. There a great example from how to teach multiples.

How do adults with dyscalculia navigate life

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The dailyo blog brings a realistic and revealing view on how adults cope with dyscalculia in their daily life. We offer a video series that may help make their life some easier via https://MathInRealLife.org and you can get an assessment via our sister site https://AdultDyscalculia.org

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Get a play table in your math class

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Sara VanDerWerf explains why every math classroom should have a play table and she makes a connection with Math on a stick.

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Free apps for dyscalculia

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The wonderful people at the Number Dyslexia blog have collected their choice of the best 10 free apps for Dyscalculia, check them all out in our link for today;

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Scan the brain for learning

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For hundreds of years, school and college exams have been used as practical tools to test students’ learning abilities across the globe. Interestingly, a team of researchers from Georgetown University has now claimed that brain scans provide a more accurate measure of students’ learning than the conventional grade or marks-based systems.

The question is how much the students will be able to apply the learning.

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Learning with a tablet

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Contrary to conventional belief, study shows children can learn how to solve a problem on a tablet computer and transfer this learning to the same problem in the physical world

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Gamification and Game based learning

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There is a world of difference. Check out the article from tytoonline for the details or see the graphic below:

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Making those fractions easier

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From Edutopia we learn a new way to teach the fractions that may come easier and it is using multiplication tables!

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A great math lesson

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The @dean_of_math shows us how

Good and bad questions

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The team at teachthought gives a great little reminder about what good and bad questions are. You need to be specific certainly with children who have learning disabilities.

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Tetris with fractions

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Mathigon has a wonderful new application. It’s like Tetris, but you have to know the factor of each shape in order to rotate it into position.Entertaining and educational, helps to solidify their knowledge on fractions.

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YES manipulatives help when you teach math

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For those who were still not convinced about the effectivity of using manipulatives when teaching math, here is a robust overview study that proofs it all.

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How to use Cuisenaire rods and why

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If you are ever wondering how and why to work with the popular colored little rods, read the book in the link for today from the association of teachers of mathematics. It covers much of the history and uses.

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Adjustments for Dyscalculia

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The SPELD NSW (short for Supporting children and adults with specific learning difficulties) shares this wonderful resource with adjustments you can make for children who have dyscalculia.

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Math and baseball

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A summer camp in New York City is using the basics of baseball to make math more fun,

Books to help the spatial skills develop

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We all know by now how important visual spatial skills are for children. They help develop math skills and are a good predictor of any issues with math at an early stage. The good people at KQED list no less than 15 books that may just help with that.

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Preschool Math activities

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The Development and Research in Early Mathematics Education at Stanford University has a great site filled with activities for preschool math. Wonderful to give the little ones a head start on their later math capabilities.

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Math comes to live online

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Phet has done a great job in providing simulations of important concepts for math and science. These tools are great to incorporate in your interventions with students.

Teachers/tutors and parents can register for free and get an explanation on how to work with the site HERE

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Working on visual spatial skills

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Working with a child on their visual spatial insights and skills is best done with blocks and shapes and sitting next to them. In this day and age that is not always feasible so here is a wonderful alternative, fun and well known, the tangram now online.

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Spatial reasoning in early childhood

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The Early Childhood Maths group from the UK shares this wonderful guide about spatial reasoning in early childhood so you can read up on how to actually do this with your child.

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Number sense at mealtime

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The parent page from PBS.org has great recommendations how to turn meal preparation time in the kitchen into a nice motivating activity to boost your child’s number sense.

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Number Sense met Saami games

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Geweldige site , numbershapes met super “Saami” games. Simple fast and helps to recognize numbers. 

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Manage the behaviors

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If you have worked with students you know that the formula applies: R=Q x A or the result you get is the product of the quality you put in the eduction and the acceptance by the student. Well we trust you for the quality but often the acceptance is not 100% and it shows by unwanted behavior. Via Twitter @RyonWLeyshon shared a model with options of behavior modification strategies for various situations.

Math is everywhere

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The Development and Research in Mathematics Education network shares a wonderful summary of how you can bring your child to realize that math truly is everywhere around you.

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New use for numicon

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Bernie Westacott made these numicon five boards for his pupils, great idea, now I need someone in etsy to go and produce these….

Mathematical objects in a game

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Listen to the enjoyable podcast about the game quarto.

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Make it stick

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Sometimes your student will be very committed during the intervention you have with them, however to make your messages last even longer in their memory it is good to ask some questions about it where they reflect on what they learned. TeachThought gives us a great lies to get started with it.

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Learn counting with songs?

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We are not fond of the rote memory way of learning to count where the children learn 1-10 without understanding what it means, however the video in the link for today shows a great way of how to integrate singing in learning to count with your kid.

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Math conversation starters

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The padlet.com site has a wonderful range, with real life examples of how math is woven into our society. Great starters for conversations with your students.

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Math Games

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Ali, a math teacher who publishes on Medium, shares his choice of 7 very nice math games. They are not all perfect for children with Dyscalculia but they all help with understanding math and in the area of edu – tainment they all fall on the edu side of things.

Read all about it: HERE