Tag archives for Dyslexia

Strategies for Summer Reading for Children with Dyslexia

By: Dale S. Brown (2007) As a parent, you play a critical role in your child's education during the summer — especially if your child has dyslexia. Without your help, kids are more likely to forget what they learned last year. A recent study estimates that summer loss for all students equals about a month of academic learning. Most likely, children with learning Read full article »

Dyslexia Parents Resource

A parent shared this wonderful resource regarding Dyslexia, and would like to share this with parents and teachers. Visit the website here.   Read full article »

Overcoming Dyslexia

This article tells a very inspiring story of a straight A dyslexic teen.  It is worth reading to the end to the comment added by Megan Diffey on her story. Read full article »

Everyone loves…

...a good success story.  On the back on the short video we posted here I did some more research on Richard Branson and came across this wonderful article about his life. RICHARD BRANSON When Richard Branson's granny was 99, she wrote him to say that the last 10 years had been her best. He should read the book, "A Brief History of Read full article »

New Brain Findings on Dyslexic Children

By Wendy Leopold The vast majority of school-aged children can focus on the voice of a teacher amid the cacophony of the typical classroom thanks to a brain that automatically focuses on relevant, predictable and repeating auditory information, according to new research from Northwestern University. But for children with developmental dyslexia, the teacher's voice may get lost in the background noise of Read full article »

Tumble Books

Tumble Books is a huge online resource of books which can be read or listened to online. Many of the books have quizzes and questions afterword to help explore children's comprehension of the book. To access this students must use the log-in name and password given to them by the school. Please see the LS teacher or classroom teacher for more details.

Brain Pop

Brain POP is the home of fun learning! This site offers student the chance to explore many aspects of the world around us in a lively and exciting way. To access this students must use the log-in name and password given to them by the school. Please see the LS teacher or classroom teacher for more details.

Dance Mat Typing

BBC School's Dance Mat Typing is THE place to go for the least boring way to learn to touch type! This site takes student's through basic typing skills via a host of fun songs and crazy characters. No passwork required!