Author: Emily

Hi there! I’m Emily, Certified Dyslexia Practitioner and the creator of The Literacy Nest. I have been working with children from ages 1-12 since 2000 in a variety of settings.
Five Misconceptions About A Structured Literacy Approach

Five Misconceptions About A Structured Literacy Approach

If you are a dyslexia specialist or educational advocates for your students with dyslexia, you may be facing an uphill battle. Trying to encourage structured literacy changes to classroom instruction can sometimes be a challenge/. There is bountiful scientific evidence supporting a structured literacy approach as part of the regular Tier 1 curriculum. However, the…

Jobs of The Letter Y
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Jobs of The Letter Y

If you were to write a job description for yourself, chances are it would be full of many varied types of tasks of varying complexities. As an educator, you wear many hats. You fill many different roles in the lives of your students and in the culture of our schools. Like human jobs, phonograms have…