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Book boost for libraries and schools - South Africa - The Good News

Book boost for libraries and schools - South Africa - The Good News | Inclusive Education | Scoop.it

The South African National Library Service and The National Professional Teachers' Organization of South Africa (NAPTOSA) recently received a donation of 172,200 books for distribution across South African libraries and schools from Nal’ibali, a national reading-for-enjoyment campaign, in partnership with Wimpy.


Via SocioLingo Africa
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“Enjoyment of reading and early literacy development really is key to ensuring a solid educational foundation for children.

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Students With Both mathematics and Reading Difficulties|Sousa

Students With Both mathematics and Reading Difficulties|Sousa | Inclusive Education | Scoop.it

"Students who have both reading and mathematics difficulties are obviously at a double disadvantage. However, even though the reading and mathematical processing areas of the brain are separate from each other, these two cerebral regions interact whenever the learner must translate word problems into symbolic representations. Here are some strategies that are effective with these students."


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15 Apps to Help Students with Dyslexia & Reading Difficulties - NCLD

15 Apps to Help Students with Dyslexia & Reading Difficulties - NCLD | Inclusive Education | Scoop.it

Reading is the area in which students with dyslexia struggle the most. Luckily, there are mobile apps that can help with functions like text-to-speech and translation.


Via Kathleen McClaskey, Maggie Rouman
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Luix Vargas's curator insight, August 6, 2013 4:28 PM

Lo que hubiera dado yo por una de estas apps cuando era niño; lástima que en ese entonces sólo daban coscorrones en estos casos

Beth Panitz, Ed.D.'s curator insight, August 7, 2013 4:28 PM

An easy-to-read table of apps. Includes links and descriptions.

Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, August 8, 2013 10:45 PM

Great appps to help!

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This Free Font May Actually Help Dyslexic Students Read Better

This Free Font May Actually Help Dyslexic Students Read Better | Inclusive Education | Scoop.it

This is one of those developments that make you love technology and how it can truly benefit education. There's a free open font now available that may actually help dyslexic people read better. Whether it's true or not, this idea is incredible."

A font that may make more students successful...and it is free! In late June I posted an article that spoke about this font. If you search for the term dyslexic you will find additional information about this font and dyslexia.


Via Beth Dichter, Maggie Rouman
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