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How To Help Students Who Are Dyslexic

Do you have students who are dyslexic or displaying the signs of dyslexia? If you do then you need to know about the Dyslexie Font! Dyslexia is a language-based processing learning disability. It affects adults and children and presents as problems with accuracy & fluency in literacy, particularly difficulties in word recognition, decoding and spelling regardless…

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Over Pronunciation, Syllables & Dyslexia

Over Pronunciation, Syllables & Dyslexia

  Here’s a great piece by Kelli Sandman-Hurley, Ed.D.dyslexia Expert and Advocate from Edutopia who talks about how syllables & OVER- PRONUNCIATION  can mask morphological boundaries and  hide the meaningful structures of words. She demonstrates this with the misspelling of the word “evry”… How many times have you seen the word every misspelled as “evry”? What did you…

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Bloom’s & Gardner’s Writing Matrix

Writing Matrix

This fabulous writing matrix by Kalinda Knight can be found for FREE on  Australian Curriculum Lessons . It contains 42 writing activities for Years 3/4/ & 5 which are linked to the Australian Curriculum English Outcomes as well as being mapped against Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences & Booms Taxonomy. Topics include: – Describe what a mathematician or…

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Reading Strategies

Guided Reading instruction is an effective strategy but only if you provide relevant support, books & Activities to meet your students needs. In fact without the correct scaffolds in pace guided reading can fail to assist students to develop & extend their reading ability… Maria Walther  a 1st Grade Teacher, Author, and Literacy Consultant (www.mariawalther.com)…

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