Play Math Develops Conceptual Thinking Skills in Dyscalculia

What is the Play Math Program at Wellington-Alexander Center? Play Math is a neurocognitive approach to teaching the foundational concepts in numeracy that underlie the ability to think mathematically. Play Math is a therapeutic intervention for students with neurodevelopmental uniquenesses that prevent children from learning math using traditional methods of mathematical memorization. Integrating theory and practice from Thomas Carpenter, Liping Ma, Alexander Luria, and Lev

Understanding Dyscalculia and Dyslexia: What’s the Relationship

Dyscalculia is a math learning disability that impairs an individual’s ability to learn number-related concepts, perform accurate math calculations, reason and problem solve, and perform other basic math skills. Research suggests that language, motor, spatial, and working memory challenges may complicate understanding of numeracy in early childhood. Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurobiological in origin. It is characterized by difficulties with accurate

Practical Educational Resources for Hybrid, At-Home and Distance Learning

While working with parents, teachers, and districts during this unique time, we asked some of our esteemed colleagues, what Apps and Resources you all are using to facilitate online, hybrid, and at-home learning. Here are a few we gathered. Feel free to add more on our FB Page. We are hearing from many families and educators about the academic slide students are experiencing. We are reflecting on how to bridge the gap between learning, reading, math, cognition, and joy! Shar