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  • All Students can Read to Learn Science!

    All Students can Read to Learn Science!

    Published March 27, 2017, by LDAOeng For today’s students to participate in tomorrow’s decision-making, it is imperative that they possess the skills to be mobile and adept at reading, writing, and oral communication in science (Krajick & Sutherland, 2010; Pearson et al., 2010). Even though only some students will pursue careers in science, all will engage in reading about science during their lifetime. So, all students need to ‘read to learn’ in science! 0 Comments

  • FREE Webinar: Recognizing and Supporting Anxiety in Students with LDs

    FREE Webinar: Recognizing and Supporting Anxiety in Students with LDs

    Published March 20, 2017, by LDAOeng This webinar will provide educators with an understanding of the relationship between anxiety and LDs. Practical strategies for supporting the student with anxiety and LDs in primary, elementary, and secondary school settings will be shared. 0 Comments

  • VIDEO: Math Manipulatives: Tools to Help All Students Become Effective Problem Solvers

    VIDEO: Math Manipulatives: Tools to Help All Students Become Effective Problem Solvers

    Published March 17, 2017, by LDAOeng Watch this video to see how teachers at Sagonaska Demonstration School are using manipulatives to help students at all grade levels improve their mathematical reasoning and problem solving. 0 Comments

  • Has there been any research exploring the effects of Mindfulness on adolescents with LDs?

    Has there been any research exploring the effects of Mindfulness on adolescents with LDs?

    Published March 15, 2017, by LDAOeng Approaches drawing on mindfulness have become increasingly popular over the last few years. Research in school settings, specifically relating to students with LDs, is still only in the beginning stages, but the results available to date are promising. 0 Comments

  • Are Number Talks an Effective Strategy for Students with LDs?

    Are Number Talks an Effective Strategy for Students with LDs?

    Published February 23, 2017, by LDAOeng Number Talks are short conversations about math problems intended to help students, including those with LDs, consolidate their understanding of concepts. 0 Comments

  • Teaching Secondary Students to Write Effectively: An Educator’s Practice Guide

    Teaching Secondary Students to Write Effectively: An Educator’s Practice Guide

    Published February 6, 2017, by LDAOeng Teaching Secondary Students to Write Effectively, developed by the National Centre for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance at the Institute of Educational Sciences, is a practical guide for educators working with students between grades 6 and 12. The guide was compiled by an expert panel, with the goal of offering educators specific, evidence-based recommendations to […] 0 Comments

  • The Elephant in the Classroom

    The Elephant in the Classroom

    Published January 27, 2017, by LDAOeng by Elisa Blasi, Learning Disabilities Association of York Region Ambassador Elisa's Story Have you ever heard the term “the elephant in the room”? It is often used when there is an obvious issue or problem that everyone can see, yet, in order to avoid an uncomfortable situation, is sidestepped. For most of my life, I […] 0 Comments

  • An Introduction to Self-Regulation

    An Introduction to Self-Regulation

    Published January 27, 2017, by LDAOeng by Michael Fairbrother and Dr. Jessica Whitley What Is Self-regulation? Self-regulated learning is a process that assists students in managing their thoughts, behaviours, and emotions in order to successfully navigate their learning experiences (Zumbrunn, Tadlock, & Roberts, 2011). According to Canadian researcher, Shanker (2012), “self-regulation refers to a child’s ability to deal with stressors effectively and efficiently and then return to a baseline […] 0 Comments

  • An Introduction to Working Memory

    An Introduction to Working Memory

    Published January 27, 2017, by LDAOeng What is Working Memory? Working memory refers to a brain system, or mental workspace, responsible for temporarily storing and manipulating information. It is different from short-term memory, where information is stored and recalled in the same format; for example, students can hold a set of numbers in short term memory, but in order to repeat […] 0 Comments

  • How can educators help students be empathetic towards students with learning disabilities?

    How can educators help students be empathetic towards students with learning disabilities?

    Published January 25, 2017, by LDAOeng Help students be empathetic towards students with learning disabilities Meta-description: Start by modelling empathy and understanding. Students want to succeed and if they aren’t doing well it is often because something is getting in the way. 0 Comments

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