Lost in the world of books

There’s something about watching a child read a book you wrote. It warms the heart. That intense concentration, that look that says the rest of the world doesn’t exist right now. Reading was like that for me as a child — I got entirely lost in the worlds of the books I read. Meet Jian […]… Continue reading Lost in the world of books

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Ballplayer With Dyslexia Finds ‘New Beginning’ Chasing Baseball Dream

By Gary Waleik    January 26, 2018 About 20 years ago, when he was just a toddler, Pat McKenna was diagnosed with dyslexia. He grew up in the sleepy Massachusetts town of Millis. "I had a very hard time of focusing, getting my school work done," Pat says. "It wasn’t that I didn’t want to. It was just… Continue reading Ballplayer With Dyslexia Finds ‘New Beginning’ Chasing Baseball Dream

You may get into a charter school but there is no assurance they will keep you.

Dr. Yohuru Williams, scholar and dean of the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, writes in The Nation about the sleight of hand played by advocates of school choice. The choice they offer is actually a “Hobson’s Choice,” meaning no choice at all. If you leave your public school, you defund it, harming the […] via… Continue reading You may get into a charter school but there is no assurance they will keep you.

Dyslexia Games

Hello again! I’m just really really enjoying our homeschool materials this year, so I thought I’d share more about what we are using! We began adding some Thinking Tree journals for this year, and already I’m seeing great results! Read more about the journals HERE and our first week of using them HERE! Dyslexia Games […]… Continue reading Dyslexia Games

A new education and gaming platform intended to help dyslexic learners acquire skills

Special education stands as a constant question mark for K-12+ administrators. This branch in any institution faces more challenges than any other department and is the recipient of a huge amount of budget dollars. Learners with dyslexia track with their peers in many subjects and aspects of the learning process, but reading is a struggle.… Continue reading A new education and gaming platform intended to help dyslexic learners acquire skills