“Common Core-era rules that force kids to diagram their thought processes can make the equations a lot more confusing than they need to be.”
Common Core math requires students to justify every answer. Does that make sense?
“Those who developed the Common Core State Standards clearly ignored brain research in math, as they did in reading; the Common Core emphasizes conceptual understanding at every phase of math instruction. So, even young children are required not only to conduct a simple math procedure, but to also explain and justify every answer.”
Dyslexia: Mastering Math
This article provides practical advice for assisting dyslexic students in math through “tapping into their highly visual brains and using some creative methods geared for their unique style of learning. “
Good at Math, Bad at Word Problems: How to Help
This article from understood.org reviews different reasons that a child may be struggling with math word problems.
The Problem with Common Core Math and Dyslexia – Showing Work
Students with Dyslexia Solve Math Differently
Short summary of research out of the brain research lab at Georgetown.