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11 Tips for Teaching -able and -ible
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11 Tips for Teaching -able and -ible

As students move on to more advanced concepts, certain spelling conventions don’t fit neatly into a clear-cut rule with a catchy turn of phrase. They are often particularly difficult for students to master. These concepts can also be challenging for teachers to explain clearly and concisely because of their complexity. In addition, unless someone has…

The Organized Orton-Gillingham Teacher: Part 2
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The Organized Orton-Gillingham Teacher: Part 2

In part 1 of this series, we discussed modeling organization, as an organized Orton-Gillingham teacher, for our students both through our own organized space and in more explicit ways such as how to set up a dictation paper. Organization and executive functioning skills are frequent areas of difficulty for students with dyslexia. By implementing some…

5 Tips for Supporting Challenged Readers  at Home
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5 Tips for Supporting Challenged Readers at Home

Parenting is full of challenges. Some of these challenges, such as homework, or supporting challenged readers, frequently turn into battles. For kids with reading difficulties, battles over homework and reading logs can be a particular problem. Parents often seek out my tutoring services because of the very unpleasant dynamic that has emerged when they try…

Early Literacy Tips to Support Language Development at Home

Early Literacy Tips to Support Language Development at Home

When we talk about language or English Language Arts and dyslexia, we are most often referring to reading and writing. But truly, language encompasses more. When students learn a foreign language, reading, writing, speaking, and listening are the necessary skills. For young children developing their language skills, these are the same categories. In general, speaking…

Headbands Storybands for Tall Tales

Headbands Storybands for Tall Tales

Each set of Storybands comes with a front and back band. This set includes 19 Storybands for 8 tall tale characters. They come in color or black and white if you want students to color and decorate them themselves. There is a blank Storyband to add extra tall tale characters. The back strap includes space to write a short summary.

Please download the preview to see which characters are included in this set.

4 Tips to Find an Orton-Gillingham Tutor
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4 Tips to Find an Orton-Gillingham Tutor

When your child is struggling to learn to read or has recently been diagnosed with dyslexia, it can be overwhelming. Where do you start to find help? How do you protect your child who seems so beaten down by their school experiences? You realize you need help, but what kind of help should you look…