Tag: Reading

Learning to read with an Easy Reading Card

08/14/2018 | By More
Learning to read with an Easy Reading Card

Scientific studies have shown that a majority of individuals that exhibit reading problems are affected by subjective visual perception. When reading, the visual channels have to work precisely timed together so that there is no overlap of visual information. Science has proven the positive effects of the influences of colors while reading. Especially the color […]

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TextProject – Free reading texts for teachers, students, tutors, and parents

05/18/2015 | By More
TextProject – Free reading texts for teachers, students, tutors, and parents

TextProject is a website with high-quality student texts and teacher guides that are all available for free download. Text for students, vocabulary lessons and lists, professional development modules and videos – TextProject provides a world of open-access resources for teachers, teacher educators, parents, tutors, and students. Some examples of the resources you’ll find: BeginningReads™ TextProject’s […]

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What is dyslexia?

03/11/2015 | By More
What is dyslexia?

Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 5 people, but the experience of dyslexia isn’t always the same. This difficulty in processing language exists along a spectrum — one that doesn’t necessarily fit with labels like “normal” and “defective.” Kelli Sandman-Hurley urges us to think again about dyslexic brain function and to celebrate the neurodiversity of […]

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ReadWorks: Free resources for reading comprehension

01/29/2015 | By More
ReadWorks: Free resources for reading comprehension

Can children learn reading comprehension? Of course, they can. Thanks to ReadWorks, this is not even expensive. In fact, it is completely for free. This non-profit site offers research-proven tools so that students can improve their academic achievement. ReadWorks provides research-based units, lessons, and authentic, leveled non-fiction and literary passages online, for free, to be […]

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Storyline Online

10/09/2014 | By More
Storyline Online

Reading to children has been repeatedly shown to improve their reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking, concentration and general academic aptitude… as well as inspire a love of reading. The Screen Actors Guild Foundation records well-known actors reading children’s books and makes graphically dynamic videos so that children around the world can be read […]

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1500 free worksheets

08/22/2014 | By More
1500 free worksheets

The American Dyslexia Association offers more than 1500 free worksheets on its website. The worksheets follow the AFS-method , a very successful method to help children with dyslexia and dyscalculia. If a child has dyslexia or dyscalculia, it is not enough to work on the mistakes. The child also has to learn to be attentive all […]

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Recommended Reading Comprehension Tools

05/13/2014 | By More
Recommended Reading Comprehension Tools

Reading comprehension is a very important skill for young learners. There are many tools that help to teach the young ones reading: books, activities, worksheets, etc. There are also a lot of websites and apps that can help. Angela Davis has collected a set of websites and apps to support comprehension instruction.

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7 tips to help struggling readers

02/05/2014 | By More
7 tips to help struggling readers

Reading is the foundation to learning. Because so much is rooted within literacy, starting early to support language learning can make a substantial difference in students’ reading success. Similarly, the earlier we intervene with students who are struggling readers, the more likely they’ll be able to catch up. For parents, helping a struggling reader can […]

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Einstein’s riddle

11/06/2013 | By More
Einstein’s riddle

A lot is said about Einstein. Much of it cannot be proved. Such as the theory that Einstein is the inventor of the logical puzzles, also called “Einstein’s Puzzle”. Whether this is true or not, is not important here. There are many variations of the Einstein puzzle. Einstein is said to have claimed that only […]

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Book Launch: Dyslexia: Time for Talent – The Ultimate Guide for Parents and Children – Early Years to University by Carolina Fröhlich

10/31/2013 | By More
Book Launch: Dyslexia: Time for Talent – The Ultimate Guide for Parents and Children – Early Years to University by Carolina Fröhlich

Book Launch: Dyslexia: Time for Talent – The Ultimate Guide for Parents and Children – Early Years to University by Carolina Fröhlich London-born and living in Surrey, Carolina Fröhlich is a successful published author, international speaker and educational consultant to parents and schools in the United Kingdom and British International Schools worldwide on dyslexia. Carolina […]

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