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Ways To Support Children with Dyslexia During Distance Learning
Distance Learning | Online Tutoring | Tips For Parents

Ways To Support Children with Dyslexia During Distance Learning

During these strange times we live in, many of us are wearing multiple hats. Parent, employee, teacher, student, educational guide. If your child is doing hybrid or remote schooling, then it is highly likely that some adult in your household is overseeing your child’s learning. For children with dyslexia and accompanying challenges, this style of…

Back to School Tips for Structured Literacy Teachers
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Back to School Tips for Structured Literacy Teachers

Late summer means cooler evenings, and back to school. Even for the most seasoned teachers, back to school this year presents many new challenges. Nerves and uncertainty dull the shine of freshly sharpened pencils and new sneakers. The excitement of seeing friends is confused by social distancing requirements, separated cohorts, and face coverings. And holding…

Online Tutoring | Tutoring tips

How to Keep Active Students Engaged During Distance Learning Sessions

During these challenging times, you may be adjusting to distance learning. You may be learning how to teach virtually and communicate through a technological intermediary. In addition to the learning curve, there are additional factors that make online learning challenging for you and your students. The increased screen time for many children can be overstimulating….

Orton-Gillingham | Technology | Tutoring tips

Practical Tips for Orton-Gillingham Lessons When Tutoring Online

We are certainly living in challenging times right now. For our students with dyslexia, the specialized instruction they get through Orton-Gillingham lessons is extra important. Many students may not be getting the literacy support throughout their day that they would in a school setting. With a little creativity and flexibility, it is possible to deliver…

Using Quick Comprehension Checks In Class or For Distance Learning
comprehension | quick comprehension assessments | reader's response | upper elementary | written response

Using Quick Comprehension Checks In Class or For Distance Learning

Hi everyone! I’m here today to chat about reading comprehension. We teachers are always searching for ways to check assess a students’ comprehension of a particular book or passage. You may be considering the following: What materials do I use with my students? Is the assessment tool I’m using appropriate for their level? How do…