The Neuropsychology of Mathematics
Taking the mystery out of math learning

A SPEAKER EVENT

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Featuring:
Dr. Steven Feifer, D.Ed., ABSNP

About this Speaker Event

The Neuropsychology of Mathematics speaker events will explore how young children learn basic mathematical skills, from a brain-based educational perspective, for a variety of audiences. Dr. Feifer will explore the role of primary neurocognitive processes involved in the acquisition of significant foundational number skills. Participants in each stakeholder group will learn how to integrate this exciting new knowledge in their support of children’s math learning.


Details

Date: January 15th and 16th, 2019
Location: MacEwan Hall, University of Calgary
Address: 402 Collegiate Blvd NW, Calgary

No refunds are available. Printable receipts available following registration below.

About Integrated Services in Education

Integrated Services in Education (ISE) offers high-quality psychoeducational assessments to support the educational and psychological well-being of children and adolescents.

Psychologists

As a participant in this workshop, Psychologists will develop an understanding of developmental dyscalculia and the differential diagnosis and remediation of 3 subtypes of mathematics learning disability. Dr. Feifer will introduce the Feifer Assessment of Mathematics (FAM), his comprehensive assessment of mathematics, which assists practitioners in determining the presence of a math learning disability and informs intervention decision making.

All participants in the session will be awarded Continuing Education (CE) certificates for their participation, and this is being facilitated by PAA.


Jan 15, 9:00am-4:00pm
Doors open at 8:30am
Coffee and soup/sandwich lunch included.

Cost is $150



Elementary & Jr. High School Teachers

As a participant in this workshop, teachers will develop an awareness of the three prominent subtypes of math disabilities in children and learn numerous intervention strategies for each subtype. You will also discover key ways to reduce math anxiety and to maximize mathematical proficiency in your classroom.


Jan 16, 9:00am-4:00pm
Doors open at 8:30am
Coffee and soup/sandwich lunch included.

Cost is $150









Community Members

As a participant in this workshop, community members and parents will learn the critical role of language, visual cues, memory strategies, and symbolic thinking in the development of automatic fact retrieval, quantitative reasoning, and number sense. A discussion of how parents can help to minimize math anxiety and maximize math performance will be an important component of the talk. Brain-based strategies for keeping math learning fun, interactive, and meaningful through games and activities will be featured.


Jan 15, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Doors open at 6:00pm
Coffee and desert included.

Cost is $15