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Dyslexia in the Military MIND Advantages in Special Ops

A career in the military can be difficult enough, but try throwing dyslexia into the mix. Near impossible?

No. Probably just the opposite when it comes to elite special forces like the Green Berets.

Although a teacher once thought to hold him back in the 2nd grade, as an adult, he would be the go-to person to secure […]

Spotlight: Dyslexic Advantage Scholarship Winner Christopher – Horticulture

Karina Eide Scholarship Award Winner Christopher is a talented horticulturist who hails from the beautiful state of Oregon. From a professor who worked with him, “I found him to be one of the most diligent and conscientious students I have taught…he demonstrated maturity, persistence, and inquisitiveness in the classroom…Chris wants to develop his skills […]

Doing Math : Inchworms vs. Grasshoppers [Premium]

‘If a child does not learn the way you teach then teach him the way he learns.’ Two American school teachers noticed that their students tended to prefer one of the two ways their teachers explained math. The inchworm style was part-to-whole, dutifully performing incremental step-by-step pencil work, following the solving of math problems more […]
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The New Dyslexia 101- Teaching Students with Dyslexia

Thanks, Dr. Maryanne Wolf for this lovely quote in KQED’s Mind Shift Blog:

“It is never the fault of the child, but rather the responsibility of us who teach to find methods that work for that child.”

Teaching students with dyslexia is a lot like cultivating hothouse flowers – growing conditions are very specific if you want […]

The Problem with Common Core Math and Dyslexia – Showing Work [Premium]

There are a lot of problems with Common Core Math and Dyslexia, but here’s one (and it’s a big one to talk about – the requirement to show work as part of math problem solving. From Education News: “…the amount of work required for explanation turns a straightforward problem into a long managerial task that is […]
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