Dyscalculia: News from the web:
Good article in our link for today with some great advice on how to work with students with learning disabilities. Here are the headlines:
- Resist the temptation to de-emphasize language in math class, especially for English-learners and those who have language-related disabilities. De-emphasis is probably a disservice.
- Consider how broad student labels can conceal mathematical skill. English-learners, depending on their prior schooling, and students with disabilities, depending on their specific disability, can have widely varying math abilities and knowledge.
- Focus on what students can do rather than fixating on what they cannot.
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