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Brain Based Math: Supporting Students with Math Disabilities

Curriculum and PedagogyInclusive EducationMathematics and Numeracy
1 Hour Session
9:00 AM, Friday 14 Feb 2020 (1 hour)
Crescent Heights High School - Learning Commons 216
Division 1 - Grades 1-3Division 2 - Grades 4-6
Location : Crescent Heights High School - Learning Commons 216

This session will focus on critical strategies to support elementary aged students who are presenting with mathematics disabilities or are struggling to gain foundational math skills. The signs of different dyscalculia subtypes will be discussed as well as appropriate remediation strategies. The impact of anxiety on learning mathematics and working memory will be outlined, along with strategies to combat math anxiety. Principles emerging from evidence-based studies will be reviewed, along with the practical implications for classroom, small group or individualized instruction. While the focus of this presentation will be on elementary students, the principles are applicable to students of all ages.
Centre for Literacy
Teacher and resource developer

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