Category: Dyscalculia

How Common Are Learning Disabilities in Children?

How Common Are Learning Disabilities in Children?

A learning disability is a lifelong neurological condition that affects the way a person receives and processes information in their brain. In addition to making it tougher to succeed in the classroom, having a learning disability can also affect your social life. There are more than 4.6 million Americans that have a learning disability, and […]

05/17/2016 More
Harvard Graduate School of Education is seeking middle school students for study

Harvard Graduate School of Education is seeking middle school students for study

Dear parent(s)/guardian(s), My name is Courtney Pollack and I’m a doctoral student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. I am currently seeking middle school students who live in the Boston area to participate in a study on arithmetic and the brain. If your child struggles in both math and reading, he or she may […]

06/29/2015 More
Math Shake: An Engaging, Playful App for Solving Word Problems

Math Shake: An Engaging, Playful App for Solving Word Problems

Math Shake is an engaging, playful app that helps students learn to effectively solve word problems. Math Shake contains thousands of unique questions which students turn into an equation by looking for key words and clues in the problem. Math Shake was created by elementary teachers with years of experience in helping students with dyslexia […]

01/10/2015 More
Visual Learning for Life: Worksheets and App addressing various Visual Perceptual Skills

Visual Learning for Life: Worksheets and App addressing various Visual Perceptual Skills

Visual Learning for Life provides parents, teachers and professionals with unique, professionally designed worksheets that help empower children who struggle with reading, spelling, handwriting, maths and comprehension due to weak visual perceptual skills. The extensive array of over 5000 worksheets have been devised to support children from 4 to 18 years. The worksheets are available […]

01/05/2015 More
Dyslexia Materials Offers Mindful and Multisensory Resources and Advice for Students with Dyslexia

Dyslexia Materials Offers Mindful and Multisensory Resources and Advice for Students with Dyslexia

There are a multitude of tools and resources available on the Internet for students with dyslexia, but finding the best sites can be very challenging. This blog features a summary of Dr. Erica Warren’s site, Dyslexia Materials. What is Dyslexia Materials? Dyslexia Materials is a comprehensive site that was created to offer teachers, homeschoolers, therapists […]

12/30/2014 More
Show me the way

Show me the way

How to help adults with writing, reading or calculating problems. This new brochure from the American Dyslexia Association shows the way for adult dyslexics. Essay by Dr. Astrid Kopp-Duller Open publication

07/06/2014 More
Understanding dyslexia: Learn how to best help your child

Understanding dyslexia: Learn how to best help your child

Just what is dyslexia? There are many misconceptions out there. “Dyslexia is a type of specific learning disorder that impacts reading,” said Dr. Sheldon H. Horowitz, director of learning disability resources at the National Center for Learning Disabilities. “It is not a disease, nor is it contagious. It is not something that goes away — […]

04/01/2014 More
Camp RSA!

Camp RSA! Ready, Set, Action!

Camp RSA! Ready, Set, Action! A Camp Leader’s Guide ~ Adventures in Writing & Performing promises to be a time-saving teacher’s treasure brimming with both stimulating and calming fun-learning activities. Whether summer, autumn, or mid-winter camps during some of the lengthier school holidays, after school programs, or during the regular school year, educators may love […]

09/19/2013 More
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Famous paintings

The internet is full of coloring templates. 999 coloring pages offers some special templates: pictures of famous paintings. So why do not you watch the original painting such as the Mona Lisa or Van Gogh’s Sunflowers and then color them. Or use your imagination and color the paintings as you like. It is good for […]

06/04/2013 More
Understanding Dyslexia: Infographic

Understanding Dyslexia: Infographic

We found this great infographic on Understanding Dyslexia over at weareteachers.com. If you want to know more on how to help children with dyslexia, read our Apple iBook Dyslexia? Dyscalculia? Source: http://www.weareteachers.com/community/blogs/weareteachersblog/blog-wat/2013/04/03/understanding-dyslexia-infographic

04/11/2013 More