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The Power of a Growth Mindset in Math Achievement

About 40 percent of children and students have a fixed mindset; another 40 percent have a growth mindset, and the remaining 20 percent waver between the two mindsets. What does this mean, and why does it matter for math achievement?

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10 Reasons Why Math Is Important

This article delves into ten reasons why math is important and provides tips for struggling math students. Teachers and parents can foster a solid math foundation in their students by emphasizing these ten areas, which will boost their self-esteem, abilities, and prospects in the future.

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Dyscalculia

Dyscalculia refers to a wide range of persistent and extreme difficulties in math. Learn what the disorder entails, the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, testing, treatment, and prognosis.

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10 Dyscalculia Success Stories of Children and Students

Most dyscalculia success stories in the press are of famous people who have been successful despite dyscalculia. Our students aren’t renowned. They are ordinary people who overcame or are in the process of overcoming dyscalculia symptoms and math learning disabilities.

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Math Learning Disabilities: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

The effects of math failure during the years of schooling, as well as math illiteracy in adult life, can seriously handicap both daily living and vocational prospects. It may slam the door on a student’s occupational dreams and undermine their aspirations to be president, doctor, or engineer.

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Dyscalculia Characteristics, Symptoms and Signs

We discuss the characteristics, symptoms and signs of dyscalculia, as well as the symptoms and signs by age.

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Dyscalculia Types and Subtypes

What are the different types and subtypes of dyscalculia? The article investigates developmental and acquired dyscalculia, acalculia, and dyscalculia subtypes proposed by scholars.

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4 Causes of Dyscalculia

We investigate four possible causes of dyscalculia -- genetics, cognitive deficits, gaps in math skills and knowledge, and brain differences.

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Dyscalculia Statistics and Prevalence: How Common Is It?

Dyscalculia statistics and prevalence are discussed, which vary depending on the definition and situation.

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What Is Dyscalculia? How to Help Children Who Have It

Dyscalculia refers to a wide range of persistent and extreme difficulties in math, including weaknesses in understanding the meaning of numbers and difficulty applying mathematical principles to solve problems.

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Cognitive Skills and Math Ability

Many factors may contribute to a child’s failure to master mathematics. Anxiety is one. Another is weak cognitive skills. Cognitive skills are mental skills used in acquiring knowledge, manipulating information, reasoning, and problem-solving.

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Dyscalculia Treatment & Intervention: 5 Strategies that Work

Early intervention and treatment are essential to minimize the impact dyscalculia can have on a child. We investigate five strategies that should be part of any dyscalculia treatment plan.

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