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Feb 14

“Give Your Students An F!”

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“Give your students an F!” were the words that concluded a dialogue between a general education teacher, an administrator & me.     Please understand, as a special education teacher, I take it very personal if my students receive an F on a grade report. If I were giving appropriate modifications and accommodations there would be very few […]

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08
Feb 14

Gavin Newsom and Quinn Bradlee Talk Dyslexia

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Welcome to the Orton Gillingham Online Academy! Gavin Newsom and Quinn Bradlee talked Dyslexia in the following interview. As I watched, I was saddened at the way our broken system discourages our children with Dyslexia from reading. There is such a fear instilled that even the most successful adults shy away from reading text… we […]

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20
Jan 14

An Effective RTI Intervention For Those With Dyslexia

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The Orton-Gillingham Approach is an effective RTI intervention for those with Dyslexia. Many of us equate children with Dyslexia as those who have intense difficulties in school. I would challenge us to be open to the notion that this may not be a result of a disability but rather an education system that uses a […]

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