Uncategorized

Dyslexia… it’s not as bad as it sounds. — My thoughts on a page.

from https://tinyurl.com/y4p8sbnm Posted on May 30, 2019 by tric Do you have dyslexia? Do you worry your child might? Well this post contains the homework of one of my two children who have dyslexia. It is from a number of years ago when my little one was ten years old. It was a time of uncertainty in my… Continue reading Dyslexia… it’s not as bad as it sounds. — My thoughts on a page.

Uncategorized

Million of kids are struggling in school because they don’t have internet access at home

Published: June 10, 2019 4:22 p.m. ET from https://tinyurl.com/y6jkfr7b The ‘homework gap’ alludes to the fact that an estimated 18% of U.S. students don’t have internet access at home HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With no computer or internet at home, Raegan Byrd’s homework assignments present a nightly challenge: How much can she get done using just… Continue reading Million of kids are struggling in school because they don’t have internet access at home

Uncategorized

How cursive can help students with dyslexia connect the dots

Education May 6, 2014 5:19 PM EDT Marilyn Zecher, a language specialist at the Atlantic Seaboard Dyslexia Education Center in Rockville, Maryland works with Alec Falconer and Sam Daggett learn cursive writing to deal with their dyslexia. Photo by: Mike Fritz/PBS NewsHour Alec Falconer knew for years that he had a problem with words and letters.… Continue reading How cursive can help students with dyslexia connect the dots

Uncategorized

Dyslexia Group Seeks Earlier Screening, Specific Curriculum

A Rhode Island dyslexia advocacy group is pushing for sweeping education reforms including early screening, specific curriculum and trained specialists. PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island dyslexia advocacy group is pushing for sweeping education reforms including early screening, specific curriculum and trained specialists. By Associated Press, Wire Service Content May 28, 2019, at 2:04 p.m. The Providence Journal reports… Continue reading Dyslexia Group Seeks Earlier Screening, Specific Curriculum

Uncategorized

Massachusetts law will add a dyslexia advocate to early education panel

By Katie Lannan / State House News Service from https://www.patriotledger.com/news/20181022/massachusetts-law-will-add-dyslexia-advocate-to-early-education-panel  Posted Oct 22, 2018 at 2:57 PMUpdated Oct 22, 2018 at 3:01 PM     BOSTON — State education officials will be tasked with issuing new guidelines for dyslexia screening in local schools under a new lawGov. Charlie Baker signed Friday afternoon. Based on bills originally filed by Sens. Barbara L’Italien of Andover and Bruce Tarr of Gloucester,… Continue reading Massachusetts law will add a dyslexia advocate to early education panel

Uncategorized

Motivating Students With Dyslexia

Written by Matthew James Friday @thefridaystory from https://www.kurzweiledu.com/blog/2015/motivating-students-with-dyslexia.html Thinking About Motivation Thinking of my own brother who was so profoundly disengaged by his educational experiences; thinking of students I teach in my current class or past classes; thinking of students I have tutored outside of school settings; thinking of working with young adult teacher trainees with… Continue reading Motivating Students With Dyslexia