An initial assessment establishes whether the program is appropriate for the learner. It also provides information that lets us tailor the program to fit the client’s specific goals, challenges, pace, and gifts.
Adults and children learn:
- Mental Tools to help with focusing, controlling one’s energy level, and relaxing.
- Basic Concepts that support mathematics:
- Principles, terms, and symbols of arithmetic using a creative, hands-on style of instruction. Confusion with math symbols (numbers, function symbols like + and x) and terms (add, subtract, etc.) are resolved.
- Math definitions of little non-picture words like “to” and “of” that can cause confusion when doing word problems.
Order vs. Disorder
Cause / Effect
Before / After
A high school graduate who had repeatedly failed Algebra did not think she could succeed in college—especially as a science major. She completed the Davis math program prior to entering college and went on to get good grades as a biology major.
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