Our programming of years past was not enough to reach the unique learning needs of all students, which had a lasting impact on their learning throughout their educational journey.
All teachers, no matter what stage of their career they are at, should feel confident teaching students through research and evidence-based practices.
The progress of students was slow at first, but now we see that our students have developed the tools they need to become independent decoders and readers.
Although the hybrid model can make aspects of learning difficult for students with LDs there are ways to ensure students are consistently supported and accommodated during online and in-person learning.
What are the first steps a teacher should take when they notice a student is having behavioural problems?
Mariem Farag, Special Education Specialist, provides some questions to ask yourself early on when interacting with students who are being labelled as having behavioural problems, to guide your interventions.
As we approach a third school year affected by this pandemic, the challenges for those working in schools are very different. And in many ways, the goals won’t be clear until after school begins in September.
Research indicates that a number of conditions must be met in order to maximize the effectiveness of assistive technology, three of which are in this article.
Phonemic awareness is not only one of the strongest predictors of reading and writing success, but it is also fun to teach. Here are a few ways that educators can work it into kindergarten and primary classrooms.
Mental imagery, or the ability to create a visual representation in your mind, can be used to support visual reading processes in ways that can benefit students who struggle with reading and writing due to their LDs. Creating mental imagery of a word is a strategy that can be used in the classroom to support reading and writing instruction and remediation.
How Can We Leverage Students’ Reading Skills to Reduce Difficulties in Solving Written Mathematical Problems?
It is now well-known that students’ reading skills have an important role in mathematics, in particular for solving word problems. One reading skill needed to understand and solve written mathematical problems is the ability to make inferences.