Kathleen Cotter Lawler is the daughter of Dr. Joan A. Cotter, author and creator of the RightStart™ Mathematics program. Kathleen is involved with curriculum development and has written or co-authored fifteen manuals. She travels and speaks across the US and Canada, sharing the mission to help children understand, apply, and enjoy mathematics.
Kathleen has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota and has two Masters Degrees from the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota. In her spare time, Kathleen designs and creates mathematical quilts and is re-learning how to unicycle.
2021 CONFERENCE SESSION
PAST CONFERENCE SESSIONS
SESSION: MATH CARD GAMES
Are you tired of flashcards? Does your child cry when you give another timed math fact quiz? Are you both beating your head against the wall because your child can’t seem to remember the multiples of 7? This presentation will show you fabulous and effective alternatives to worksheets and flashcards by playing easy and fun math card games. Imagine your kids asking you to practice their math facts more! Come and hear how to discover games to help your child learn their math facts.
SESSION: MATH MYTHS, MATH ANXIETY, & LEARNING DISABILITIES
Is your child facing learning challenges? Does your child have math anxiety? And what myths are we talking about?? Children with learning challenges must truly understand in order to remember. The traditional approach of teaching mathematics does not work for them. In this workshop, you will learn some teaching strategies and techniques that will help children with learning challenges, reduce math anxiety, and debunk the myths that make your task harder than it needs to be.