All kids can learn math. But some students struggle even with the best instruction. As a teacher, it can feel like you're doing everything you can to help, but some students still don’t progress.
In this on-demand video course, you will learn about the top 5 challenges that prevent students from learning math and learn 15 powerful teaching accommodations and modifications to help students overcome these challenges.
Using classroom-based teaching examples, Dr. Adena Young will show you how and when to apply each teaching strategy to your own curriculum so you can start reaching students right away.
Learn why students struggle when they don’t have math fact fluency and automaticity, and learn three easy ways to help them accommodate these calculation challenges so students can solve math problems with ease.
Learn what it’s like to be a math student with a visual processing delay, and learn three unique ways to help students transform what looks like visual gibberish into math concepts that make sense.
Learn why students struggle with math when they are unable to organize, regulate, and control their thoughts and actions, and learn three ways to help them fully engage their math brains so they can reach their full learning potential.
Learn how anxiety blocks math learning and prevents students from doing their best work, and learn three strategies to help students feel calm and confident in math and create a learning environment in which all students thrive.
Learn how, when, and why struggling math students hit cognitive overload when they're doing math, and learn three ways to create learning experiences that keep students energized and engaged.
Drawing on her dual backgrounds in math education and educational psychology, she has created unique interventions for struggling math students to help them overcome their learning challenges and become successful math learners.
St. Mary's College
Association of Educational Therapists
American Psychological Association
“If you are a teacher who believes that every child can learn, but that you may not have found the right path forward with that child *yet* -- then working with Adena will enhance your practice.”Maureen Ray, 5th Grade Teacher
“I have been given tools and practices that not only benefit those with learning challenges, but that improve instruction and learning for all students. I am now better able to serve the diverse set of learners that pass through my classroom.”Carwai Seto, 8th Grade Math Teacher
“My students say, 'That’s it? Oh wow, that’s easy. I get it now!' To see students explore math and find enjoyment in learning is what I’ve always wanted most for them.”Sasha Johnson, 6th Grade Math Teacher