The International Dyslexia Association: Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading

“The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) created the Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading in 2010. This document serves as our guide in recognizing programs that prepare teachers of reading and/or programs that specialize in preparing teachers to work with students who have reading difficulties and disabilities.  One of IDA’s long term goals is to inform [...]

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  • Teaching First Nations, Metis and Inuit Leaders

Our Words, Our Ways: Teaching First Nations, Métis and Inuit Learners, Province of Alberta, 2005

Chapter 7 (pp. 123-149) of this guide is dedicated to teaching Aboriginal students with learning disabilities. The focus of the chapter is “to: refine, or perhaps redefine, their understanding of learning disabilities to enable them to see Aboriginal students with learning disabilities as having unique gifts, strengths and needs, recognize the importance of positive parent [...]