Best practice tips for specific learning difficulty

Best practice tips are strategies that have been evaluated in other settings, target a relevant factor (such as a teaching style that lowers student anxiety), or is considered best practice by experts in the field.

Teach a range of strategies

It can be helpful to teach a student who experiences difficulties with mathematics a range of methods for solving mathematics problems. For example, to find 30% of $200, a student could either calculate 30/100 X 200, or calculate 10% of 200 and times that by 3.