2018 Summer Game #5: Finger Cards in Order

It’s party time! In our family, spring and summer = Birthday Season. All six of us have birthdays in the months between April and August. The most recent birthday celebration belonged to my middle daughter. Guess how old she turned..... My … [Read more...]

Dr. Cotter on Counting

Most people think of counting as the foundation of math. So we teach kids to memorize the long string of 100 counting words. Next, to count objects, we teach them to touch each block in turn while saying the next word in the string. After completing … [Read more...]

Struggling Learner: Counting Challenges

We’ve had some conversations lately with parents of children who are struggling with counting. Sharon writes: “Any tips for children with dyscalculia? My daughter has had a horrible time learning to count. She is now 7 and still has a very hard time … [Read more...]