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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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Improving Math Instruction: Making the Complex Understandable for Teachers and Students
Posted on May 3, 2018
  • John Woodward
Tags
  • Math
  • Professional Development
Improving Math Instruction: Making the Complex Understandable for Teachers and Students

The need has never been greater for well-designed mathematics instruction that promotes confidence in teachers and guides students to success.

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Literacy Expert Debunks 5 Popular Myths About Dyslexia
Posted on Apr 26, 2018
  • Dr. Louisa Moats
Tags
  • Dyslexia
  • Literacy
  • Struggling Readers
Literacy Expert Debunks 5 Popular Myths About Dyslexia

Coming to terms with the challenges dyslexic students face can be daunting. Here, Dr. Louisa Moats dispels assumptions to illustrate five realities about dyslexia that parents and professionals must embrace.

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Easy Ways to Encourage Summer Reading
Posted on Apr 19, 2018
  • Dr. Amy Runge
Tags
  • Literacy
  • reading
  • summer
Easy Ways to Encourage Summer Reading

Working with a K–12 comprehensive academic program for more than 14 years has given me the opportunity to interact with a variety of grade-level teachers who each year brainstormed, had meetings, and researched new and exciting ways to encourage summer reading.

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Overcoming the Challenge of Poverty: Helping Low-Income Students Move Toward Reading Success
Posted on Apr 12, 2018
  • EdView360
Tags
  • Literacy
  • Reading Intervention
  • Struggling Readers
Overcoming the Challenge of Poverty: Helping Low-Income Students Move Toward Reading Success

Growing up in a household where academic success is not encouraged or financial challenges outweigh other priorities can cause many students to struggle. Imagine how the challenges are magnified when those students attend a majority low-income school.

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The Confidence Factor in Learning Math
Posted on Apr 5, 2018
  • Mary Stroh
Tags
  • Math
  • Math Intervention
  • Struggling Students
The Confidence Factor in Learning Math

In the early days of research as a co-author of Voyager Sopris Learning’s TransMath, I spent a lot of time observing struggling math students in the classroom. I soon discovered these students had much more than a deficit in math content knowledge. They also had lost all confidence in their ability to learn math.

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