Teaching Strategies to Overcome Maths Learning Difficulties & Dyscalculia: Identification, Diagnosis and Intervention

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Course Overview

Completing this course will supercharge your math’s teaching ability, putting you at the forefront of evidence-based research. You will be able to remove the hurdles you encounter when teaching maths, enabling you to make your teaching sessions highly effective and engaging. The highly popular 9.5 hour accredited course introduces you to a complete toolkit, allowing you to profile the traits of maths learning difficulties and dyscalculia, so you can identify learning issues and assist learners to overcome their barriers and achieve mathematical success.

  • Understanding the difference between maths learning difficulties and dyscalculia
  • Use research-evidence to effectively teach basic maths concepts for the future.
  • Build a maths teaching toolbox with simple and practical resources
  • Use pattern and practical resources to support those who struggle most in maths
  • Master teaching these maths topics across the age range:
    • Number patterns
    • Number bonds
    • Place value
    • Addition and subtraction of larger numbers
    • Multiplication facts and division
    • Decimals and fractions
    • Algebra
  • Identify maths learning difficulties using a checklist
  • Use checklists to measure maths resilience and maths anxiety
  • Learn how to diagnose maths learning difficulties
  • Identify the impact of early experiences in maths and its impact on later maths
  • Be able to identify the most common errors in maths
  • Understand how anxiety is linked to maths learning
  • Understand the cognitive strategies used by maths learners
  • Access the latest research on maths and dyscalculia
  • Understand the importance of scaffolding in supporting maths learning
  • Support students across the age range by tracking backwards and forwards
  • Put lifelong learning strategies in place for all ages and maths ability levels
  • Understand the interconnectivity of challenges in maths learning difficulties
  • View, practice and assimilate each step of the course
  • Revisit videos to reinforce your learning
  • 11 interactive, highly engaging video sessions
  • A maths learning difficulties/Dyscalculia checklist
  • An Adult Maths Anxiety Test
  • False Beliefs and Mathematical Resilience scale Checklist
  • Interconnectivity of challenges in maths learning difficulties quick reference sheet
  • Easy-to-implement practical strategies to teach mathematical concepts effectively
  • Key recommendations to support every student
  • Clearly demonstrated practical strategies to make your learning more memorable
  • Evidence based knowledge to support colleagues in their maths teaching
  • Scaffolds for teaching number, place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, algebra, decimals and fractions
  • Key number card games for teaching the times tables
  • Further links to the most effective, evidence-based resources
  • A Booklet of Support Strategies to assist parents when supporting their children to catch up in maths at home.
  • A maths learning difficulties/Dyscalculia Checklist
  • Adult Maths Anxiety Test
  • A False Beliefs and Mathematical Resilience Scale Checklist
  • Number, symbol, visual representations to 10
  • Addition grid
  • Multiplication grids for individual and whole class use
  • Commutative Property Multiplication grid for individual use
  • Flexi-table
  • Place Value scaffold
  • Number lines to 10
  • Number bond visual patterns to 10
  • Number lines to 20
  • The stages of scaffolding for algorithms quick reference sheet
  • Area Models to show the developmental nature of maths in Multiplication
  • The Most Common Error Patterns quick reference sheet
  • Teacher and parent questionnaires for students with maths learning difficulties
  • 20 page Booklet – A guide for parents of Children with Maths Anxiety
  1. 12 Tips for Addressing the Challenges in Maths
  2. Visual /symbol number patterns for classroom display
  3. Commutative property for number bonds to 10
  4. Commutative Property Multiplication grid
  5. Factors contributing to High Maths Anxiety
  6. 6 Signposts to Excellence in Education
  7. 18 Ways to Make Maths More Accessible for Worksheets and Tests
  8. The Relationship Between Fractions,Decimals and Percentages Poster
  9. Place value scaffolding sheets
  10. 18 ways to make maths more accessible for worksheets and tests
Exclusive discounts to Steve Chinn’s new Routledge publication ‘More Trouble with Maths’
A professional accredited certificate upon completion of your course.

Access to further training in SpLD’s
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