Research clearly shows that adopting inclusive and equitable teaching practices is a winning strategy for all students, particularly for immigrant and marginalized students, because it can make the difference between school success or failure.
LD@school spoke with former and current students and their parents about their journey of learning to read. By sharing their experiences and the supports that worked for them, students with LDs can help parents and educators understand how to help others who are struggling to learn to read.
Use the strategies included in this article to help create inclusive classrooms that are spaces where ALL students feel welcomed and valued.
Implementing evidence-based reading instruction at Tier 1 will improve reading scores and skills, while reducing the need for Tier 2 and 3 supports.
How can teachers communicate effectively with the parents of students with learning disabilities (LDs) or special needs in order to improve the quality of school-family interventions? Here are two strategies for developing effective communication.
Click here to view and download the Facts about Reading Handout. Written by Stacey Rickman Learning to read is NOT a natural process - it must be taught. Learning to speak and listen is a natural process that typically developing children learn by being immersed in oral language; learning to read is not, and must [...]
By: Adrianna Arsenault & Dr. Jess Whitley Creating a safe, inclusive and caring learning community is an important part of addressing students’ diverse needs. In an inclusive classroom, all students feel welcome and valued, see themselves in their environment, and have their learning needs met. However, online learning presents unique opportunities and challenges for teachers [...]
Webinar Recording: The Productive Struggle – How Educators Can Help Students with LDs Build Resilience & Achieve Deeper Math Learning
Struggling may seem like a bad thing, but the productive struggle a student experiences while trying to make sense of math is a critical part of learning.
This video defines an Individual Education Plan (IEP) and walks you through the 5 stages of creating an IEP: gathering information, setting the direction, developing, implementing, and reviewing and updating.
Active breaks, characterized by short periods of physical activity that take place within the classroom, are one of the ways to use physical activity in school settings to support students' self-regulation.