Tag: education

Dyslexic Thinkers Aren’t Disabled Thinkers

11/17/2020 | By More
Dyslexic Thinkers Aren’t Disabled Thinkers

In the world of reading, we know oral language is mapped on to symbols we recognize as the alphabet. This is a sound-symbol relationship. When an individual struggles to grasp this relationship, the label of ‘dyslexia’ is often applied, implying a learning disability. This approach assumes everyone thinks and processes incoming information alike. What if […]

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We Can’t Teach Love But We Can Teach Reading

09/25/2020 | By More
We Can’t Teach Love But We Can Teach Reading

Teachers can speak a lot of things into existence (a quiet line in the hallway, students sitting “criss, cross, applesauce”) but a love of reading isn’t one of them. Enthusiasm is a part of good teaching, but communicating a love of books isn’t the same thing as teaching reading. I learned that the hard way. When […]

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Why is it important for a child with dyslexia to have good self-esteem?

09/19/2020 | By More
Why is it important for a child with dyslexia to have good self-esteem?

Parenting coach, John Hicks, answers questions from parents of dyslexic children about self-esteem and dyslexia taken from the Dyslexia Show Virtual webinar “Why is it important for a child with dyslexia to have good self-esteem?” on the 7th May 2020.   Key Links: The Studying With Dyslexia Blog article – www.studyingwithdyslexiablog.co.uk/blog/dyslexia-show-virtual-questions-about-self-esteem The Dyslexia Show – […]

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Close the Learning Gap: Learnedy now for free!

07/26/2020 | By More
Close the Learning Gap: Learnedy now for free!

CLOSE THE LEARNING GAP: Just because one should / must stay at home at the moment does not mean that learning and practicing should also stop! The Dyslexia Research Center has 25 years of experience with distance learning and, in cooperation with the American Dyslexia Association, wants to help parents to design meaningful lessons for […]

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Advent Calendar 2019

11/30/2019 | By More
Advent Calendar 2019

Soon it is Christmas again. The scent of (homemade) cookies and pine boughs fills the houses. Children are getting excited and are wondering what Santa will bring. To shorten the waiting time, we created an advent calendar. Every day you can download a worksheet that trains visual and spatial perception: mazes, coloring, finding the difference. […]

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Embracing dyslexia

09/23/2013 | By More
Embracing dyslexia

Embracing Dyslexia is a thoughtful and moving exploration of dyslexia from an insider’s perspective, weaving together interviews with parents, adult dyslexics, researchers, educators and experts to provide an accurate portrayal of a learning difference that affects between 15-20% of the population. Parents share emotional stories of their frustration over failing to understand why their children […]

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Strategies for Working with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

07/22/2013 | By More
Strategies for Working with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Will you be welcoming a student with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) into your classroom this fall?  If this is your first experience having a child with ASD in your classroom you may be a tad nervous (well, likely more that just a tad).  You may be wondering how in the world are you going to […]

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Free Reading

03/28/2013 | By More
Free Reading

FreeReading is a free, high-quality, open-source reading program addressing literacy development for grades K-3. Leveraging the collective wisdom of researchers, teachers, reading coaches, and other education and industry professionals, FreeReading provides a high-quality, cost-effective alternative to static materials. By establishing a foundation of hundreds of research-based lessons and materials that users can download and use […]

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Creativity matters in education

03/08/2013 | By More
Creativity matters in education

As an educator, you have an opportunity and an obligation to foster creativity in your students, while also helping them develop digital skills. When students become creators of digital content, they can amplify their ideas and increase their impact. Article by Adobe

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Handwriting Worksheet Wizard

02/13/2013 | By More
Handwriting Worksheet Wizard

With the ESL Writing Wizard you can easily make worksheets for handwriting practice. You can change the font (print or cursive), the size and line patterns. With a few clicks you can create one-word worksheets or multi-word worksheets. The Writing Wizard is a free resource for teachers and (homeschooling) moms and dads. Access the ESL […]

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