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Friday, February 21 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Brain Based Math: Supporting Students with Math Disabilities

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This session will focus on critical strategies to support elementary aged students who are presenting with mathematics disabilities or are struggling to gain foundational math skills. The signs of different dyscalculia subtypes will be discussed as well as appropriate remediation strategies. The impact of anxiety on learning mathematics and working memory will be outlined, along with strategies to combat math anxiety. Principles emerging from evidence-based studies will be reviewed, along with the practical implications for classroom, small group or individualized instruction. While the focus of this presentation will be on elementary students, the principles are applicable to students of all ages.


Ashley McPherson

Teacher and Resource Development, Centre for Literacy
Ashley McPherson is a teacher and resource developer at the Centre for Literacy. Since coming to the Centre for Literacy in 2017, she has been offering intensive reading remediation for students of all ages in French and English. Before teaching at the Centre for Literacy, she taught... Read More →

Friday February 21, 2020 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Ideation 2/3 Calgary Telus Convention Centre