Finding the Foundation for Each and Every Student

All students deserve to understand the mathematics they are engaged with. Understanding must be built on the foundation of what students know and assessment for learning allows us to discover what that foundation of knowledge is. Students with learning differences can present unique challenges when we are digging for their foundation of understanding. How can we dig deeper so we can determine what students can do instead of a list of what they can't do?

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Dawn Dibley

Dawn Dibley, a special educator with thirty years of experience as a music therapist, classroom teacher and mathematics coach is an instructional coach for the US Math Recovery Council®. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy and Master’s degrees in Music Therapy and Developmental Cognitive Disabilities from the University of Minnesota. She is interested in the use of Math Recovery® assessments and teaching practices in the instruction of students with disabilities.

About Math Recovery


What is Math Recovery?

The US Math Recovery Council® is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering educators and advancing students’ mathematical thinking and success. Math Recovery® transforms numeracy education through customized and unique professional learning with meaningful assessment and instruction, while Math Champs® works directly with students in one-on-one and small group settings within schools and districts.

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