Dots instead of aligators

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Children often learn the larger than and smaller than sign to see as alligators with the alligator eating the larger number. Donna Boucher has a nice more math focused alternative.

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A game of rounding

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https://nrich.maths.org/ shares a wonderful game for two about rounding.

Reasoned Rounding is a rounding game for 2 players. 
You will need a recording sheet shared between the 2 players.
One sheet is enough for three games. (Recording sheet pdf version.)………

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When ‘Careless Mistakes’ Aren’t: Dyscalculia, Math Anxiety, and Learning Strategies That Help

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Great article by ADDitude:

Math is hard. Dyscalculia, a math learning disability, can make learning and calculating numbers downright painful. Persistent difficulties with math can also lead to intense overwhelm and feelings of academic dread, also known as math anxiety. Beyond understanding and recognizing the condition, educators should address dyscalculia-related challenges and strive to make learning math a fun, positive experience.

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Get them to show their work

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You know more math than you may think

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Often students get overwhelmed when doing math or when seeing math and not even working on it. They get the impression that they will not be able to successfully complete the assignment and may give up prematurely. When you however chart what you already know and think that through, you may be surprised by what you discover you can actually do. Math anxiety is hard to overcome but you often know more than you may think. @Howie_hua made this picture that is a nice illustration of it.

thank you @howie_hua