Tables of 6, 7, 8 and 9 in Your Hands
Tables of 6, 7, 8 and 9 in Your Hands: At the age of 8 I had to learn the multiplying tables. I've never been good at memorizing lists or tables. It was easy to learn the tables from 1 to 5 but from 6 to 9 it seemed to be way more complicated... A year later I heard this t…
A Day in the Life of a Teen With Dyscalculia
Forget algebra and geometry. For teenagers with dyscalculia, even basic arithmetic can be a struggle. Use this visual guide to see how trouble with number concepts and quantities can affect a high-schooler's daily life.
Helpful Apps for Dyscalculia
The NCLD (National Center for Learning Disabilities) describes dyscalculia as “a wide range of lifelong learning disabilities involving math. There is no single type of math disability. Dyscalculia can vary from person to person. And, it can affect people differently at different stages of life. Two major areas of weakness can contribute to math learning disabilities: • Visual-spatial difficulties, which result in a person having trouble processing what the eye sees • Language processing…
Appy Hour: The Subitize Tree - Math Coach's Corner
Combine one of my favorite educators (the Teacher Tipster) with one of my favorite topics (subitizing), throw in some engaging technology, and I’m 100% sold! The Tipster’s new app, The Subitize Tree, […]
Numbers Games Devised to Aid People with "Dyscalculia"
A cognitive scientist who studies numerical cognition and a learning disability likened to dyslexia for mathematics works on identifying its cause as well as ways to help those who suffer from it