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Math Appreciation

While dyscalculics get lost in calculations, they can and should acquire an appreciation and love for mathematics. 

Use this collection of videos and books to dramatically learn about the language and expression of mathematics.

VIDEO:

The Great Math Mystery.  Mathematics: queen of the sciences, language of the universe.  (PBS, NOVA, 2015)

Mysteries of the Mathematical Universe (World Science Festival, 2015)

Dimensions - a walk through mathematics (film)

Algebra and Mathematics. Explained with easy to understand 3D animations. (Eugene Khutoryansky)

TED Talks on Math   (a) Math Class Needs a Makeover by Dan Meyer on TED Ed

The Importance of Mathematics a video lecture series by Timothy Gowers

The Story of Maths by the BBC: The Language of the Universe, The Genius of the East, The Frontiers of Space, To Infinity and Beyond




COLORFUL, ILLUSTRATED MATH HANDBOOKS:  

Essential references for students with dyscalculia. 
    If you are an adult, start reading MATH ON CALL, to catch up on lost knowledge and skills. 

                    
    Math to Learn             Math to Know            Math at Hand              Math on Call            Geometry to Go          Algebra to Go
    Grades K to 3              Grades 3 to 4            Grades 5 to 6              Grades 6 to 8            Grades 8 to 12           Grades 8 to 12


MONEY CAN TEACH ALL BASIC MATH CONCEPTS
Money Teaches Place Value
Dyscalculia.org has developed free money lessons for teachers & parents to use with students to teach these concepts: counting, place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, fractions, negative and positive numbers, rounding, estimation, long division, trading up, and pre-algebra. 

     Lessons:  http://www.dyscalculia.org/math-tools/money

       Teaching Money PDF (Print, Cut, & Play)



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