Multisensory Math

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What is dyscalculia? 6 Tips to Help my Struggling Child

What is dyscalculia? 6 Tips to Help my Struggling Child

Does this sound familiar? What is dyscalculia? It might look like sitting with your child for hours trying to understand why they are having such strong reactions to their math homework. Crying and screaming that they don’t want to go to class the following day....

Signs Your Child is Struggling with Dyscalculia

Can you spot the signs of dyscalculia? How do you know if your child is struggling with dyscalculia? Consider these three mini-sketches: Joey is a preschooler, full of life, has the gift of the gab, and struggles mightily with sorting and counting.  Libby is a...

Dismantle the multiplying polynomials terror! How to multiply them in 10 minutes

Dismantle the multiplying polynomials terror! How to multiply them in 10 minutes

What is it about polynomials that strike terror into the hearts of students and parents alike? In the realm of pre-algebra, we are ready to choose any other poly! Polly Pocket, Pollywogs, or Rolly Pollies! Enter a Math specialist! In less than 10 minutes, this polynomial lesson dismantles the illusory fear and empowers students!

Will multisensory math stick? Four Factors to predict success

“How can I know that multisensory math will work for my child?” “I’ve tried other programs, how can I determine how my child will progress with multisensory math intervention?” There are four factors that help predict the speed at which remediation occurs. Will Multisensory Math intervention help math stick? Find out here

How to find the surface area of a rectangular prism plus NCTM

How to find the surface area of a rectangular prism plus NCTM

How do we find the surface area of a 3-dimensional object? What is the surface area of a rectangular prism? In less than 12 minutes, Amy teleports us to the 3-dimensional world of surface area of rectangular prisms! Along with this, she illuminates an incredible tool from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).

Four Steps to healing academic wounding that every parent should know

Four Steps to healing academic wounding that every parent should know

Out of the corner of my eye, I could see her tiny frame shrinking. She looked down and twirled her pencil in both hands, downcast. I witnessed the residual impact of academic wounding. Two weeks later, I saw her writing happily in her math journal in the corner of my eye. Her face was soft and relaxed. What made the difference? What is academic wounding? What are the four paths to healing?