Dyspraxia (DCD) has its impact in childhood, but recently researchers have been looking more into the challenges that young adults face in higher education, general life skills, and the workplace. Dr. Amanda Kirby, who we interviewed in the last issue, did her thesis work in the area of 16-25 year olds with dyspraxia. Based on […]
From Imperfect Families:
Empathize: Put yourself in their shoes and try to understand what they may be feeling. “That writing assignment’s pretty challenging, eh?”
Rewrite the script: Instead of “Writing is hard. I’m stupid,” your child could say, “I’m working hard on writing” or “Making mistakes is part of learning.” Or even, “Mom, I’m so frustrated […]
“These are the years when it will be easiest to start the lives we want. And no matter what we do, the twenties are an inflection point- the great reorganization – a time when the experiences we have disproportionately influence the adult lives we will lead.” – Meg Jay, author of The Defining Decade “Life for […]
By Dyslexic Advantage Team|July 20th, 2017|Categories: ADD / ADHD, Attention, Autism, Being Dyslexic, Careers, College, creativity, dyslexia, Dyslexic Advantages, Education, Learning, Premium, Premium Content, Professionals, Social and Emotional|Tags: big picture, Big Think, dyslexia, dyslexic strengths, identity capital, Meg Jay, premium, premium content, Ted Talk, twenties, twenty|0 Comments
ANSWER: Grades 3-5 in Elementary School.
If we know this, are we doing everything we can to help students emotionally and socially in these grades?
There are many pressures that converge on the 3-5th grade (see The 3rd Grade Wall), and developmentally, it is a time when children are trying to develop competencies. It is also a […]
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By Fernette Eide|December 1st, 2016|Categories: Careers, Dyscalculia, Dyslexic Advantage Magazine, Language Arts, Learning, Literature, Math, Memory, Premium, Premium Content, Reading, School, Social and Emotional, Strategies, Teachers, Teaching|Tags: classroom culture, dyslexia, Issue 12, math, memory, Premium Magazine, reading, twenty-somethings|0 Comments
In the latest issue of the Journal of Learning Disabilities, researchers from Harvard and Greece found that classroom culture, and in particular LD students’ perceptions of their classrooms motivational framework had sudden, significant, and unpredictable effects on reading performance and students’ emotional state. From the authors: “The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the […]
When researchers compared high IQ and average test subjects in a learning paradigm, the results were surprising.
In some areas high IQ individuals work less, as might be expected by the idea that higher IQ people have more efficient brains for learning tasks, but in other areas, high IQ brains were working harder.
When were high […]
By Fernette Eide|June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Accommodations, Education, Learning, Memory, Premium, Premium Content, Social and Emotional, Teachers, Testing|Tags: add, ADHD, brain, education, failure, feedback, fmri, gifted, learning, learning from mistakes, math, memory, mistakes, neuroscience, premium, premium content, research, science, teachers, Teaching, writing|0 Comments
A Penn Professor’s book is currently winging its way around the Internet: Grit – the Power of Passion and Perseverance – with its talented author Angela Duckworth making the rounds around popular media outlets.
With interest, I looked clicked on a link to a popular post where Dr. Duckworth was giving her Hard Thing Rules advice to […]
How to Thrive – What’s the Research Say?
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Strategies for RTI and Dyslexia
Music & Dyslexia
Summer -Great Ideas
Dyslexia and Speech – Interventions for Different Ages
Dyslexia for Teachers in 5 Minutes
Modifying and Accommodating Tests for Dyslexic Students
Decoding Strategies for Identifying Words You Don’t Know
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Lets all help Fumiko Hoeft (and her colleague Stephanie Haft) a at UCSF with this Socio-Emotional Questionnaire for Reading and Dyslexia
20 Minute Survey!
* Typical or Dyslexic reader, young or old, we welcome all who can participate!
* All responses are anonymous. Contact Stephanie.Haft@ucsf.edu with any questions.
* TO PARTICIPATE: Click HERE or copy and paste this link […]