Counting, when it starts and how to help

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On the BBC webpage a wonderful article about how preschoolers start to count and how you can best help them. Although you cannot see the video in certain countries, they were nice enough to put the full text from the video below it so you can still benefit from all the tips they give there.

Read all about it: HERE

Help your anxious child

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The teacher’s toolkit comes with a great short article to support parents who want to help their anxious child. It is heartbreaking to see children with anxiety and their learning is severely impacted by it. When parents follow these tips there may be some improvement, it is worth the read.

Read all about it: HERE

Tilt Parenting into dyscalculia

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Debbie Reber, the force behind the Tilt Parenting blog, has a great podcast about what is dyscalculia. It features Laura Jackson who is on a journey through the land of learning disabilities and writes about her adventures with her daughter who is diagnosed with Dyscalculia. Great listen.

Read all about it: HERE

Word problems with no words

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Do you recognize this. You show a word problem to your student and they just add up any number they see immediately without regard to what the question is asking for.

It happens a lot, in our link for today an article on how to present word problems without numbers so you can maybe help change their approach.

Read all about it: HERE

What is dyscalculia

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Many people may be surprised to hear that there is no common accepted definition of Dyscalculia yet. The people in Scotland decided to make a move and published a working definition.

Read all about it: HERE