Specific information on Heggerty’s plans to provide phonemic awareness through a digital platform.
New Fact Sheet from IDA with thoughtful information including both challenges and benefits on homeschooling a child with dyslexia.
“Some may think this sounds impossible. Perhaps it is. But I’d argue it is no more unreasonable than anything else being proposed. The truth is, schooling as we knew it six months ago is over. We are being given the opportunity to re-envision education in a way that works for those we have historically failed. We should try to do so.”
“This brief is one in a series aimed at providing K-12 education decision makers and advocates with an evidence base to ground discussions about how to best serve students during and following the novel coronavirus pandemic. Click here to learn more about the EdResearch for Recovery Project and view the set of COVID-19 response-andrecovery topic areas and practitioner-generated questions.”
“How do we safely pass out and collect papers? Can students work in groups? Educators need answers.”
Article out of New Zealand which notes that “Dyslexia tutors from Learning Matters saw a surge in enquiries from parents who started noticing problems with their children’s literacy, once they began helping their children to learn from home.”
Interesting article about tutoring, although it doesn’t specifically address the needs of students with learning differences.
A personal read about the “Reading Wars” from an Australian mother.
EXCERPT: And so it began. Perched at the dining table, armed with a 257-page guide on teaching a child to read, I was about to try to do just that. My daughter, Margot, had been at school for two months when the niggling concerns about her reading progress began.