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New Review on The Counting Game

Check a look at this review: https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-reviews/R2GHSHXTHZDUY4/ref=cm_cr_dp_d_rvw_ttl?ie=UTF8&ASIN=B06XWF42RN The Counting Game, now available in print as well.  Check out the book format on Amazon.

August 29, 2017

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The Counting Game and all of the Math Holidays, let’s all celebrate!

I remember when I taught at middle school, Pi Day was a big day.  Besides being Albert Einstein’s birthday, it was a day you could, eat pie.  It is mentioned in the book, The Counting Game, one day that Max the character dreaded.  But this day things were different, he actually was able to copy […]

July 18, 2017

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Great work with kids and math

There are a bunch of people doing really good and interesting work with math and kids these days. Sasha Fradkin is one of these. She has a gift for tapping deep into kids’ mathematical minds and for writing about the beautiful ideas she finds there. She has written a book—Funville Adventures—that is definitely worth your […] […]

July 17, 2017

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The Counting Game

Dear Isaac is my nephew with an unidentified auditory processing disorder and dyscalculia, all mixed with a heavy dose of emotional distress. He’s a bright, creative youngster with strengths in science and art. But as a third grader, he still can’t add or subtract single digit numbers without his fingers. If we hadn’t used Alan […]

July 15, 2017

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The Counting Game and Dyscalculia

In terms of dyscalculia, it is such an understated topic, with students simply struggling through the day to day mathematics classes. I wrote the book The Counting Game, by Cynthia Fabian to help these students achieve their goals.  But most importantly to find their way to overcome these struggles and achieve their goals. Here is […]

July 8, 2017

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Finding your Perception in Math

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5063534/ Also, Understood has an interesting and informative article about dyscalculia: https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/child-learning-disabilities/math-issues/how-various-learning-and-attention-issues-can-cause-trouble-with-math Interesting piece about perception…   Also, read The Counting Game, by Cynthia Fabian It will give you a perception of how it feels to be a kid with dyscalculia.  The bullying, the struggling, but Max handles it all with a sense of humor.

July 8, 2017

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