Annual Conference, Dyslexia, News, Reading Workshops

When everybody plays….

…we all win! That was the Microsoft Super Bowl commercial for their Xbox adaptive controller for children with disabilities. That is...

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Annual Conference, Dyslexia, Reading Workshops

Data, Data Everywhere

What information should we collect? About whom? By whom? Why are we collecting it? Is it descriptive or predictive? Who is analyzing it?...

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Annual Conference, Dyslexia, Reading Workshops

A Deeper Dive

I keep hearing about the value of “diving deeply” into a topic or activity. Next week’s IMSE (Institute of Multi-Sensory Education)...

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Annual Conference, Dyslexia, Reading Workshops

Silver Bullets

In the realm of magical thinking, education is a wonderland of silver bullets and miracle cures. Buy this! Do that! Your students will...

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Annual Conference, Dyslexia, Reading Workshops

Feeling Blue?

I would, too, if I were a child today. Standards are higher; school days are longer; homework is endless; free play is suspect; kiddie...

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Annual Conference, Dyslexia, News, Reading Workshops

How the Grinch Stole Christmas Vacation

At this very moment, the Grinch is creating those joy-killing Vacation Homework Packets. Don’t let him get the best of you. As your...

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Dyslexia, Reading Workshops

Listen Up!

A speech pathologist recently reminded me that, on any given day, about one third of the students in Grades K-2, can’t hear the teacher....

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Dyslexia, Reading Workshops

Accents

On Saturday Night Live recently, Awkwafina (née Nora Lum) said that she was often asked if her father had an accent. Indeed he does. He...

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Dyslexia, Reading Workshops

Topsy Turvy

Why are we teaching phonics in fourth grade and asking first graders to do “deep reading” of words they haven’t been taught to read?...

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