https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/child-learning-disabilities/dyslexia/video-inside-the-dyslexic-brain via Video: Inside the Dyslexic Brain | What Causes Dyslexia? — S.O.A.R. Tutoring & Advocacy This is a great, informative, though concise, video about the brain function of dyslexic individuals from TEDEd! Please share with educators and other individuals in your life!
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Daily & Semi-Daily Homework Teaching a student to use a homework folder with pockets labeled "Homework to Do" and "Homework to Turn In" is a vital step in materials management and homework completion. For students using a three ring binder, a clear homework folder should be purchased and placed in the front of the binder. I [...]
At-Home Filing To maintain organization in the binder or accordion filer, an at-home filing system is vital. Students should get in the habit of filing old tests, relevant handouts and notes at the end of a unit in an at-home filer. This could be a file cabinet or portable file box with hanging files for each [...]
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Here's hoping it's a poem that pulls at you all day. If you've not yet found one, take a moment, press pause, and sit with a poem before you rush off to life's next very important calling. Here's my pick: blessing the boats (at St. Mary's) may the tide that is entering even now the lip of [...]
National Poetry Month As we are in the midst of National Poetry Month, many students are encountering poetry in the classroom and throughout their communities. As a poet and literacy teacher, I am always on the lookout for great books of poetry as well as poetically written stories that encourage kids to explore and play with [...]