March 2018

Keeping the Fish Out of the Tree: Strategies for Teachers [1]

Keeping the Fish Out of the Tree: Strategies for Teachers [1]

A Dyslexia Reflection by Joanne Marttila Pierson, PhD., CCC-SLP

Encourage and embrace your simultaneously, visual-spatial, kinesthetic, outside-the-school-box students with five strategies inspired by the book A Fish in A Tree.

Read Strategies for Keeping the Fish Out of the Tree [1]
Teaching with Strengths and Interests [2]

Teaching with Strengths and Interests [2]

Working on a student’s weaknesses through strengths and interests can help you to tap into his or her unique potential.

Read Teaching with Strengths and Interests [2]
How Dyslexia Affects the Curriculum [3]

How Dyslexia Affects the Curriculum [3]

Virtually every subject requires some reading and/or writing. Therefore, it is not a surprise that dyslexia can affect learning in different subjects in different ways.

Read How Dyslexia Affects the Curriculum [3]
Clues to Dyslexia [4]

Clues to Dyslexia [4]

Identify behaviors that may indicate dyslexia or a learning disability with our checklists of age-level examples.

Read Clues to Dyslexia [4]

Success Story: Claudenia Williams [5]

Claudenia Williams [5]

Teacher

Claudenia Williams dove into her first year as a teacher with a goal of breaking the traditional teaching styles from the start. Herself a dyslexic, she knew that in order for some students to learn, the classroom had to be filled with hands on and visual teaching.

Read Claudenia’s Story [5]
Dyslexia Across Languages and Writing Systems [6]

Dyslexia Across Languages and Writing Systems [6]

In this introductory piece written for a special issue journal about dyslexia across languages and contexts, Kenneth Pugh and Ludo Verhoeven do a great job at outlining what we know (and what we don’t) about dyslexia in other languages.

Read Dyslexia Across Languages [6]

Software:
DocsPlus
[7]

Software: DocsPlus [7]

Aimed at students in secondary school, DocsPlus is a resource that gives support to students so they can independently learn and understand course curriculum.

App:
Phrasal Verbs Machine
[8]

App: Phrasal Verbs Machine [8]

The Phrasal Verbs Machine app is a free, easy-to-use tool for those confused and wanting to learn more about how to use phrasal verbs.