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5 Ways to Help Your Child Get Better at Math

Has your child ever come home from school and told you they are bad at math? Considering it is such an important subject area at school, there are a great many children growing up believing they can’t do it, and once that belief becomes ingrained it’s hard to get past it. The easy answer is […]


Math Learning Disabilities: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Math is an unavoidable and required knowledge. Whether in science, business, or daily living, we cannot escape the use of numbers. Every job, from the rocket scientist to the sheep herder, requires the use of math!


Dyscalculia Help for Children, Part 2: Symptoms and Signs

It’s only in recent years that the term ‘dyscalculia’ has become more commonly known. Perceptions as to what it is remain wide-ranging, from ‘dyslexia for numbers’ to ‘being really bad at math.’


Dyscalculia Help for Children, Part 1: An Introduction

Doing poorly in school traumatizes children. This is a fact that parents who watch their children struggle with schoolwork on a daily basis understand better than anyone.


Math Difficulties May Reflect Problems in Brain’s Crucial Learning System

Children differ substantially in their mathematical abilities. In fact, some children cannot routinely add or subtract, even after extensive schooling. Yet the causes of these problems are not fully understood. Now, two researchers have developed a theory of how developmental "math disability" occurs.


No Math Gene: Learning Mathematics Takes Practice

What makes someone good at math? A love of numbers, perhaps, but a willingness to practice, too. And even if you are good at one specific type of math, you can't trust your innate abilities enough to skip practicing other types if you want to be good.