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I have to start by saying there is no such thing as Orton-Gillingham (OG) math. This training is Mortenson Math. Jerry Mortensen was a Montessori teacher, trained by Mario Montessori. I also discuss the neuroscience of learning and how to help students overcome a... by WebAdmin | Aug 2, 2020 | Articles, Services

At its core, Math Therapy is helping students overcome their negative relationship with math, math anxiety, and the effects of any math trauma they may have experienced. Math Therapy is not a stand-alone service, but part of multisensory math tutoring. There is no... by Kirk's Tutoring | Feb 21, 2018 | Articles, Services

Kirk’s Tutoring stands out among math tutoring programs for a variety of reasons, but two are primary. First, I teach using a technique called multisensory math. Multisensory math uses visual aids and manipulatives to help students understand mathematical concepts.... by Kirk's Tutoring | Jul 13, 2017 | Articles, Services

Not everyone understands what I mean when I say I am a “multisensory tutor” so I thought I would explain what that means to me. Foremost is the use of Mortensen Math base ten blocks to build math problems. Building problems with your hands activates more areas of... by Kirk's Tutoring | Jul 13, 2017 | Articles, Services

What do you imagine when you think of your child receiving math tutoring? Are student and tutor sitting alongside each other with a textbook open? Are both heads down, diligently working through the assigned problems? Perhaps, you envision a corporate chain where six... by Kirk's Tutoring | Nov 30, 2015 | Services

My tutoring is different from school in several ways. I customize each session to the student and what they enjoy. The components that are in the sessions are based on the student’s needs. When a student works with me, they will be getting a multisensory...