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SXSW EDU 2019

Making Math Add Up for All Learners

Students are just as likely to have a learning disability in math as they are in reading, and a strong math foundation is crucial for pursuing STEM opportunities and careers. But investments in research and teaching practices for students with math learning disabilities lag significantly behind reading. Participants will experience what it means to have a math learning disability and learn high leverage, evidence-based strategies to help all students be successful.

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  1. Participants will experience and understand what it feels like to have a learning disability that impacts math
  2. Develop an understanding of the underlying brain science behind how students learn math and how a learning disability can impact this learning
  3. Participants will understand how to identify and teach evidence-based strategies for math that are high impact for all students

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Michele Aweeky, Senior Manager, Communications, National Center for Learning Disabilities

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