Tag Archive: spelling

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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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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Nov 06

For Some Children A Volunteer is Not Enough

For a lot of children they will learn to read without any struggle.  For others the encouragement and time of a caring teacher or adult will improve their reading skills.  But for one out of every five children – they need specialized instruction.  They are dyslexic.  Many teachers and parents are not fully aware of …

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Oct 24

You Can Change a Life – Give the Gift of Reading

If you missed our wonderful event to honor Nancy Naylor and her commitment to our community, our children and our future – you can still give the gift of reading to a deserving child.   Visit these local business who are partnering with us to change the life of a child, our community and our future: Prime …

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Oct 17

You missed it…but it’s not too late to be a part of it.

If you missed our celebration “The Gift of Reading” it’s not too late to taste a sample of what we did. If you care about the future of a child and this community consider supporting us in doing this important work. You can find our “mystery jewelry bags” around town at I’ve Been Frames, Salon …

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