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Jun20

What is Dyscalculia? Signs and Symptoms

What is Dyscalculia? Signs and Symptoms

Definition: Development of Dyscalculia Dyscalculia is a specific learning disability with neurobiological origins that affects the acquisition of mathematical knowledge despite an IQ within the normal range. Dyscalculia also has an estimated prevalence of 5-7%, which is approximately the same as dyslexia (Butterworth, Varma, Laurillard, 2011; Geary, 2011). But having difficulties with mathematics does not always imply having dyscalculia! […]

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Jun17

Evidence-Based Education: The Story of Craig Barton

Evidence-Based Education: The Story of Craig Barton

Evidence-based education Do you suppose these beliefs are based on research results? Do you think they have some scientific foundation? The best lessons have little teacher-talk and lots of student-talk. Where possible, students should ‘discover’ things for themselves. We can teach problem-solving. Effective differentiation means giving students different work to do. The maths we teach […]

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Jun12

Should I Reward My Children for Their Grades?

Should I Reward My Children for Their Grades?

  And just like that, summer is coming to put an end to another school year. Nine months of getting up early, learning, exams, grades, friendship, and laughter. But there is a question in the back of every parent’s mind… Should I give my child a gift for their grades? Remember that our children are […]

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