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Math Help That Really Makes a Difference

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Math Help That Really Makes a Difference

Some places that offer math help do so by helping with homework. The difficulty with this approach is that it often does not address the underlying problem that many parent’s face. The fact is that their child has shaky if not altogether missing basic math skills. Therefore the math help only serves to get the homework done, but leaves the student even more frustrated. Orton-Gillingham Math immediately begins to systematically fill in gaps in basic math skills so that concepts are truly understood.  Intensive hands-on learning is...

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OG Math = The Key is Engagement and Interaction

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OG Math = The Key is Engagement and Interaction

When you look at the learning experience, the higher the degree of interaction or activity, the higher the degree of retention. Earl Robertson, Quota Corporate Training. The key is engagement and interaction with every math lesson. OG Multisensory Math bridges the gap between frustration and boredom and excitement and success. In modern education, teachers recognize that not all students learn in the same manner. A topic that comes up repeatedly in the educational field is “differentiation.” This is no longer a world where teachers establish...

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Math textbook contains errors, SFU lecturer says

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Math textbook contains errors, SFU lecturer says

Significant errors in public school math textbooks may be negatively affecting students’ abilities to understand the subject, says a senior lecturer in mathematics at Simon Fraser University. Malgorzata Dubiel spent the last year studying the textbooks and determined “errors in terminology, definitions and presentation of mathematical concepts” may be contributing to students’ difficulties in understanding concepts. She found many such errors in Math Makes Sense, the most popular kindergarten-to-Grade 9 math textbook series in B.C...

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The MSL Approach to Mathematics Instruction

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The MSL Approach to Mathematics Instruction

The Multisensory Structured Language Approach to Mathematics InstructionThe application of the Multisensory Structured Language or MSL approach to mathematics instruction is based on the Orton-Gillingham approach for teaching language skills. Auditory, visual, and kinesthetic patterns reinforce each other for optimal learning, and provide flexibility for accommodating individual learning differences.This educational methodology embodies teaching strategies which are beneficial to all learners. The emphasis on step-by-step development of skill...

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Welcome!

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Welcome!

Welcome to the math workshops.com website! We’re very excited to bring to you an accessible site for students and teachers alike. This site will keep you posted on new materials and new training opportunities available through Marilyn Wardrop. You can also sign up for our newsletter to have the newest information sent directly to your inbox. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact...

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