In this Unit we will cover:
Dyscalculia - What is it?
AKA : Math Dyslexia
Learning disability in math
Facts about Dyscalculia
-Understanding how numbers work
-how to compare and estimate quantities on a number line
6 to 7 percent of elementary school children may have dyscalculia
The most common problem is number sense.
3. Environment - Exposure to alcohol in the womb - low birth weight
4. Brain injury -injury to certain parts of the brain can result in "acquired dyscalculia
1. Genes and heredity
2. Brain development
Book Name here
1. trouble learning to count, assigning each object in a group a number 2. Recognizing number symbols 3. hard to recognize patterns and sort items by size, shape or color
Signs in grade school or middle school
1. has difficulty learning and recalling basic facts 2. may still use fingers to count 3. struggle to understand words related to math 4. has trouble telling his left from his right 5. has trouble telling time
Signs in preschool or kindergarten
Describe here the main requirements for student homework.