What you'll learn
All kids can learn math. But some students struggle even with the best instruction. As a teacher, it can feel like you're doing everything you can to help, but some students still don’t progress.
In this course, Dr. Adena Young will illustrate the top five difficulties that prevent students from learning math and give you proven, simple teaching strategies to transform your struggling students into independent math learners.
Adena Young, Ph.D.
Dr. Adena Young is a licensed educational psychologist and credentialed school psychologist who believes in creating positive and meaningful math learning experiences for all students.
Drawing on her dual backgrounds in math education and educational psychology, she has created unique interventions for struggling math students to help them overcome their learning challenges and become successful math learners.
years in math education
hours implementing math interventions
Including work with:
- UC Berkeley
- St. Mary's College
- Association of Educational Therapists
- American Psychological Association
- and more
Address individual student needs without additional prep or teaching time
Easy to implement
Start integrating strategies into your existing lessons right away
Help all students
Provide rich learning experiences for not only students with learning challenges, but all students
Develop lasting skills
Help students connect with concepts and develop true mathematical understanding
Adena's clients love her work
5th Grade Teacher
"If you are a teacher who believes that every child can learn, but that you may not have found the right path forward with that child *yet* -- then working with Adena will enhance your practice."
8th Grade Math Teacher
"I have been given tools and practices that not only benefit those with learning challenges, but that improve instruction and learning for all students. I am now better able to serve the diverse set of learners that pass through my classroom."
6th Grade Math Teacher
"My students say, 'That’s it? Oh wow, that’s easy. I get it now!' To see students explore math and find enjoyment in learning is what I’ve always wanted most for them."