Before committing to the program, the individual will work with the Facilitator to develop a set of written goals or areas of desired improvement; the exact goals will vary depending on individual needs.
The individual will learn the following mental focusing techniques:
Clay modeling and mastery of basic mathematical symbols
If not already completed in a prior Davis program, the program will include Alphabet Mastery and an introduction to Symbol Mastery to facilitate mastery of these elements and for practicing the use of the focusing techniques.
Concept Mastery of the foundation concepts underlying all mathematics: Self, Change, Cause-Effect, Before-After, Consequence, Time, Sequence, and Order vs. Disorder
Davis Math Function Exercises:
Twelve exercises leading to competency with arithmetic (adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing)
Symbol Mastery practice on Story Problem Trigger Words.
(Small words such as “by” or “from” which have separate meanings when used to describe math problems).
Comprehension practice for reading story problems, as needed.
Symbol Mastery on key glossary words of current level math textbook, if needed.
Exit Interview to determine that the goals of the Program have been met and that a clear grasp of the Davis tools has been achieved.
This will be provided to parents, tutors, or other designated individuals. The support training will include instruction in Davis Symbol Mastery for the 21 Math Trigger Words and will highlight specific needs of the individual. A follow-up schedule is agreed upon.
Davis Facilitators will provide up to six hours of follow-up services on an as-needed basis, and these are included in the Program fee. However, it is the responsibility of the individual who has received a Davis program to continue with the post-program schedule provided by the
Facilitator which includes Symbol Mastery modeling of 21 specific math trigger words.
At a minimum, the Davis Facilitator will provide the individual with these materials included with the Program fee: