Tag Archive: reading

Jan 27

Informational Meeting for Parents, Students & Potential Instructors

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New Instructor & Parent Information Night. Have you thought about becoming an instructor?  Want to learn more about what we do? Come and learn HOW we are different, WHAT we do and how YOU might be a part of it. Wednesday June 8, 2016 5- 6:30  p.m. at the Reading Writing Connection, 1826 Horton Road, …

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Jul 20

Summer Reading List

Research has shown that reading contributes to vocabulary development. Our knowledge of vocabulary directly affects our ability to understand what we read. It has also been demonstrated that the more one reads, the better reader one becomes. Therefore, it is very important that we encourage children to read as much as possible. So, how do …

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Mar 02

Look Who We Caught Reading!

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March is reading month! With spring just around the corner and March being reading month we have a lot to celebrate here at the Reading Writing Connection.  Here in Michigan it is still snowy and cold so it is great time to snuggle in and read a good book.  To celebrate reading we are hosting …

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Nov 10

Community Information Night and Upcoming Training

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Have you wondered what is dyslexia or thought “I can’t be dyslexic, I don’t reverse my letters?  Do I have it?  Is my child dyslexic?  Come and learn more about dyslexia, the myths, the facts and how we can help. What: Informational meeting on dyslexia intervention, upcoming training and employment opportunities. Where: The Reading Writing …

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Mar 11

Recent research supports our method for teaching the dyslexic learner

How can we best treat dyslexia? A new meta-analysis of published data, carried out by researchers at LMU, now provides a means of ranking the effectiveness of a range of current interventions. Credit: fiedels / fotolia.com A recently published meta-analysis of the research literature provides the first evidence-based assessment of the relative effectiveness of a …

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Oct 14

Why Children Succeed or Fail at Reading

Why Children Succeed or Fail at Reading By: National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (1998)   Most children will learn to read, no matter what method is used to teach them. But unless they receive special help, at least 20 percent of them cannot master this simple task that the rest of …

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Jun 17

What is summer learning loss…and how to avoid it.

When parents think of summer vacation they picture lazy days at the lake, trips with the family, fun activities and more, but they rarely think of “summer learning loss”.  While children certainly need the break from school they don’t need the learning loss that occurs.  So what is summer learning loss? Summer learning loss is …

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May 21

New look, same great service…

Did you know that we recently revamped our logo? Our board members all come with talents, skills and expertise but one of them does graphic design!  Board member, Courtney Boatin, owner of Outlet Graphic Design, was asked to create a new logo for our organization and this was the chosen design.  Drive by to see our …

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Apr 08

Why traditional methods might be working for your child

PIPER OTTERBEIN: ‘They were just drilling things into me that were never going to stick. Actor Henry Winkler was told he was stupid. A teacher labeled Dan Malloy, the future governor of Connecticut, “mentally retarded.” Delos Cosgrove recalls “hanging on by my fingernails” in high school and college before becoming a thoracic surgeon and the …

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Dec 05

And the lucky winner is….drumroll please…

Our students!   For those of you who purchased a mystery bag of jewelry for the Reading Writing Connection you gave the gift of reading to a deserving child.  You also received a piece of jewelry and a chance to win a beautiful lemon quartz necklace donated by DuPuis Jeweler.  Some were very pleased with the …

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