Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
'I'm Not Stupid, Just Dyslexic' WBUR Because my brain was working in a different way,” Josh said. “And I'm just like, 'No, I am not stupid…I'm just dyslexic.' ” In every U.S.classroom, on average, one or two students has dyslexia.
Entrepreneur How You Can Help Fix the Big Literacy Problem at US Businesses Entrepreneur It's well documented that literacy -- or a lack thereof -- affects virtually every aspect of U.S. society, from poverty and crime rates to health care costs.
Stern Center for Language and Learning celebrates 30 years vtdigger.org “If your child has trouble with sounds, reading words, spelling or understanding vocabulary and text, s/he may need more explicit teaching.” Helping children struggling ...
What is it? Print awareness is noticing print everywhere. Knowing how a book works (front to back, and left to right in English) and knowing how to follow words on a page. It includes knowing that words are separated by white ...
Harrison County Library System Adds Nine More Early Literacy Stations™ from ... DigitalJournal.com The Harrison County Library System in Gulfport, Miss., has added nine new Early Literacy Stations™ to its library system.
Infants and toddlersHelping your child love booksYou'll find sharing books together is a great way to bond with your son or daughter and help your child's development at the same time. Give your child a great gift that will last for life — the love of books.
"If you read to them, they will read." That statement sums up what I believed when my first child began babbling and pointing to objects in his favorite board books. Blissfully optimistic, I eagerly began reading to my child as soon as he could keep his eyes open long enough to stare at the pages of a book, long before he began speaking in sentences.
I've argued for teaching children to read very early for more than 40 years; even teaching my own kids to read before they entered school (and, yes, I'm working on the grandchildren already; their ages range from 5 months to 3-years-old).
Some academics, educators, and technology vendors are pushing to minimize the distracting bells and whistles that abound in high-tech instructional materials. (Has the introduction of #edutech in schools created #reading problems?