Weekly Roundup: Dyscalculia & The Need For Augmented Reality In Education

Dyscalculia By Any Other Name…

Dyscalculia is often mislabelled as dyslexia in math even though this nickname is inaccurate. While they can occur together and share some brain-based weaknesses such as poor working memory, the connection between them has not been defined. This article takes you through where the name dyscalculia comes from and why it is important we use it.

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How Special Needs Desperately Need Augmented Reality

Augmented reality has been slowly moving into children’s education, but what is the benefit of AR? This article covers the need for augmented reality in education and its place in tackling learning difficulties. More research is to be done on this subject but it seems clear that AR can enhance learning environments creating meaningful engagement and deeper understanding for the children.

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