Multisensory Math

Using Manipulative Objects to Teach the Common Core

The Common Core State Standards clarify topics which must be covered at various levels of learning. This workshop will examine the “big picture” concepts which form the foundation of the Common Core and address instruction using manipulative objects and multiple representations. Participants will practice modeling math concepts in the areas of numeracy, place value, addition/subtraction, multiplication/division, and fractions.


Multisensory Math

This program is designed for

  • General and special education teachers working in math from basic skills to algebra,
  • Speech-language pathologists, and
  • Academic language therapists
Multisensory Math will cover
  • Current research concerning math disabilities,
  • Common Core State Standards and Universal Design for Learning,
  • Importance of using hands-on manipulatives to model math concepts, and
  • Importance of using appropriate language to reinforce math concepts.


Presented by Marilyn Zecher, M.A., CALT

Atlantic Seaboard Dyslexia Education Center

Marilyn Zecher is an independent contractor with Atlantic Seaboard Dyslexia Education Center. Honorarium and travel expenses are paid by the DuBard School for Language Disorders. No non-financial relationships exist.

DuBard School Accredidation 

The DuBard Association Method® training course of the DuBard School for Language Disorders at the The University of Southern Mississippi holds accredited status from the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC) for its instructional programs at the teaching, trainer of teaching, therapy, and trainer of therapy levels.

IMSLEC is a nonprofit corporation formed in 1995 to accredit organizations that offer programs to prepare specialists in multisensory structured language programs. Click this IMSLEC link for more information.

 ASHA Approved ProviderThe USM DuBard School for Language Disorders is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology.

See various course information for the number of ASHA CEUs, instructional level, and content area. ASHA CE provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures. Click this link for additional ASHA information.