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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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