Effective literacy instruction in schools is our most powerful tool to advance equity of educational outcomes. Together, we can ensure that every child can read, write, learn, and thrive.
Types of Testing for Learning Disabilities
School psychologists draw on their backgrounds in education and psychology to help students succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally.
When a child is struggling in school and hasn’t responded to the assistance we’ve provided, we may refer them for testing. This type of testing is sometimes called a psychoeducational evaluation.
What is Dylsexia?
Here’s a brief overview of dyslexia: what it is and how we help people who have it.
Dyslexia is not a disease or a problem with vision. It is not the result of laziness, lack of motivation, or limited intelligence. It’s not something you can cure with medication, diet, or visual aids.
Whole Language Vs Structured Language Approach to Teaching Reading
There are two main schools of thought on how to teach reading: The Whole Language Approach and the Structured Literacy Approach. Scientists and philosophers have been arguing for centuries about how children learn. The age-old nature-vs-nurture debate pits those who believe we learn by virtue of our biology—or nature—against those who believe we learn through experience—or nurture.
Write On! Three Ways to Teach Your Preschooler That What They Say Can be Written Down
Early literacy games to play at home that focus on building awareness about speech to print: how what we say can be written down.
Sharing Stories, Building Brains
Besides being a great way to connect with your child, reading and talking about books are keys to helping your child develop language, build comprehension and learn more about print.