Diagnosis and Remediation of Learning Problems in Mathematics

Dates: June 27, 28, 29, 30, & July 1, 2016
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm

Factors Effecting Mathematics Learning:
• Cognitive Development and Mathematics Learning
• Mathematics Learning Personality
• Mathematics as a Second Language
• Levels of Knowing Mathematics Learning
• Prerequisite Skills and Mathematics Learning

Etiology of Mathematics Learning Problems:
• Carryover Problems in Mathematics
• Language Related Mathematics Learning Problems
• Developmental Mathematics Learning Disabilities: Dyscalculia / Acalculia / Anarithmetia / Dysgraphia
• Mathematics Anxiety
• Assessment and Diagnosis of Mathematics Learning Problems / Disabilities
• Developmental Learning Disabilities in Mathematics

Key Concepts, Skills and Procedures in Mathematics:
• Number Conceptualization, Number Relationships and Procedures
• Representing Numbers: Place Value and its Forms
• Fractions: Representation, Forms, Operations and Applications
• Integers and Operations
• Spatial Sense and Geometric Thinking
• Algebraic Thinking

Instructional / Remedial Models:
• Characteristics of Instructional Models
• A Model for Remediation: Vertical Acceleration
• A Lesson Plan for Instruction / Remediation

Clinical Model:
Teachers will have the opportunity to work with students in order to immediately implement strategies.

Important Information:

$895. Includes refreshments, lunch and handouts. Payment is made to The Reading Institute.

3 Graduate Credits are available for an additional $150. Payment is made to the College on the first day of class.

67.5 Professional Development Points

Handouts will be provided.

Register Early - Limited Enrollment

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June 2, 2016

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Professor Mahesh Sharma is the Former president of Mathematics Education at Cambridge College. He is the founder and president of the Center for Teaching/ Learning of Mathematics, Inc., of Framingham, MA. Internationally known for his groundbreaking work in Mathematics education, he is an author, teacher, and teacher-trainer, researcher, consultant to public and private schools, as well as a public lecturer. He still provides direct service of evaluation and tutoring for students (children as well as adults) who have learning disabilities or face difficulties in mathematics. He works with teachers and school administrators to design strategies to improve mathematics instruction for all.