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The Artist Behind #IAmMore: An Interview with Julian Gaines
Posted on Oct 9, 2018
  • Voyager Sopris Learning
Tags
  • iammore
  • language live
  • Literacy
The Artist Behind #IAmMore: An Interview with Julian Gaines

Because of his work and belief in the potential in every child, Voyager Sopris Learning commissioned Julian to create our signature #IAmMore graphics, which have been the focal point of the movement and campaign designed to give teachers and students a voice and share their stories of what makes them more than meets the eye.

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It’s Dyslexia: What’s a Teacher to Do?
Posted on Oct 4, 2018
  • Dr. Louisa Moats
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  • Dyslexia
  • Literacy
It’s Dyslexia: What’s a Teacher to Do?

Dyslexia is the most common type of developmental reading disability and one of the most studied of all learning disorders. Advocates have successfully pushed more than 40 states to adopt rules and guidelines for the identification and treatment of dyslexia. Given prevalence estimates of about 5 percent to 17 percent of all students, one or two who merit this descriptor are likely to be in every classroom. Thus, every teacher should be familiar with the nature of the disorder and how to teach children who are affected by it.

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In Case You Missed It: What We Learned at the Voyager Sopris Learning Literacy Symposium
Posted on Sep 13, 2018
  • Carol Tolman
Tags
  • Common Core
  • Dyslexia
  • ELL
  • Literacy
  • literacy symposium
  • Professional Development
In Case You Missed It: What We Learned at the Voyager Sopris Learning Literacy Symposium

It's not too late to bring the expertise of this year's Literacy Symposium into your school or classroom! This year's speakers covered a wide range of relevant topics, including dyslexia laws, common core state standards, English language learners (ELL), teaching writing, LETRS literacy professional development, and so much more. Sign up now to have access to this content for the rest of the school year.

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The Challenges of Teaching Literacy
Posted on May 29, 2018
  • Carrie Doom
Tags
  • Literacy
  • literacy symposium
The Challenges of Teaching Literacy

In the scope of a school year, it’s difficult to fill the cups of educators to support and refine knowledge of teaching literacy. Still, professionals require professional development.

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Screens Here, Screens There, Screens, Screens, Everywhere!
Posted on May 17, 2018
  • Lucy Hart Paulson
Tags
  • Literacy
Screens Here, Screens There, Screens, Screens, Everywhere!

Most likely, you are reading this on a screen as opposed to a printed hard copy. Our use of screen-based media with smart phones, tablets, computers, televisions, DVDs, and screen-based games has increased significantly for us, as adults, and for our children.

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The Talking Classroom: Building a Bridge to Social-Emotional and Academic Success
Posted on May 9, 2018
  • Judi Dodson
Tags
  • Literacy
The Talking Classroom: Building a Bridge to Social-Emotional and Academic Success

Language has an important impact on our lives. Positive language lifts us up, while negative language can hurt.

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