Right Brain Math: Multiplication for Dyslexia & Dyscalculia

If your child or student struggles with dyslexia or dyscalculia, you most likely have experienced the frustration and defeat that can result in teaching the times tables through traditional rote learning methods. Memorization through repetition simply does not work for most children who struggle with learning disabilities. However, strategies using …

Musical Books – Early & Emergent Reader Activity to Introduce Children to New Books

  Introducing Early & Emergent Readers to New Books When I was teaching a kindergarten / first grade combo class, I was always trying new methods to get those active little minds (and bodies) excited about reading. One activity my early and emergent readers LOVED that was very successful in …

Sticky Note Match – Early Literacy Activity to Teach Letter Sounds & Word Recognition

Hands On Early Literacy Activity The Sticky Note Match game is and early literacy activity that is perfect for both the child learning the sounds of the alphabet or the for emergent / early reader. During my homeschool years, I was always looking for ideas to make learning fun for …

The Fast, Easy & Fun Way to Memorize Multiplication Facts

THE OLD WAY TO MEMORIZE MULTIPLICATION FACTS When you think about memorizing multiplication facts, you probably envision painfully boring flashcards being practiced over and over and over again. As adults, most of us remember memorizing the multiplication facts this way. Card after card with an endless sea of numbers until …