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The Never Ending Math Problem

Misconceptions about Learning Math

This is an inspiring article about being “good” at math and how having a different attitude can help anyone grow in math skills and understanding. “First, banish the “I can’t do math” mantra in your home or school. We can all grow our ability to become good at math —…

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How to Help your Child Develop Executive Functioning Skills

I once taught a middle school student named Thomas who was smart, funny, and popular with his peers. He had a reading disability, which he had learned to compensate for fairly well, yet he was still receiving failing grades. When I spoke to his teachers to try to figure out…

2008.11.12 - The letter

Why Learning Cursive is Good for Kids with Learning Disabilities

When my daughter began third grade, her teacher pulled me aside and told me that although my daughter’s previous teacher had told her that my child was very bright, that she “just didn’t see it.” As I wrapped my brain around her lack of tact, she went on to tell…