When a student refuses to complete homework, the first step to helping is to understand why. If we do not know how the student became “lost” in trying to carry out the task, our guidelines might not be very useful.
Having impaired oral language skills can impact learning in all subject areas and thus have an enormous effect on school success. It is not surprising then, that children with a persistent problem learning language, known as Developmental Language Disorder (DLD), are at an increased risk of poorer academic and social performance.
Teachers devote a lot of energy to teaching students to become competent readers, which is even more challenging in the inclusive classroom where some students have reading difficulties. This article examines the efficacy of a teaching activity program designed and tested in the three tiers of the Response to Intervention (RTI) model.
For many students with LDs, reading is a challenge that may impact their ability to ‘reading to learn’ in Science. You can use these strategies to help your child learn to read science at home.
Students with LDs may experience frustrating writing difficulties, unable to write with the same ease as they can understand, think, and discuss.
Parents play a significant role in supporting children’s reading development. Use this list of tips at home to help improve your child’s reading skills.
Learning to read is a vital academic milestone for all students. But for many students with LDs, learning to read is the hardest task they face at school in the primary years. Avon Maitland District School Board's STAR (Students with Technology Achieving Results) team has been working to change teacher practices by encouraging the use of accessible text technology in classrooms. A move that helps level the playing field for students with LDs.
Explicit instruction is an evidence-based practice for teaching students with learning disabilities (LDs). This means that a vast amount of research, conducted over many decades, support the use of this practice with students with LDs.
The right technological tools can make a significant difference to students who struggle with word recognition as well as reading comprehension.
This article is an excerpt from the LD@school learning module Technology for All: Supporting Students with LDs by Integrating Technology into Classroom Instruction. Click here to access this module. Writing is one of the most complex tasks for all students, and particularly for students with LDs. In this article, we will consider four stages of [...]