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Strength-Based Strategies for Teaching Math | Dyslexia

Many students with dyslexia love Mind Maps. It might be because mind maps convey information more spatially, with color, relationships, and associations (Dyslexic MIND Strengths). At right is a great mind map by Frank Santos. There are many ‘pearls’ in Frank’s mind maps, from deceptively easy ones (quadratic equation formula, substituting  clip art honey […]

Teaching Social Studies Through Dyslexic Strengths

Enjoy a fantastic webinar with attorney, instructor, dyslexia tutor and mom Leila Leoncavallo.

Leila tells us how she uses dyslexic students’ strengths in problem solving, storytelling, and multi sensory memory to make Social Studies memorable and life changing.

Download Leila’s handouts at the link below. To learn more educational strategies that build on dyslexic students’ strengths, […]

The Gifts of Being a Dyslexic Teacher

Kudos to Matthew Friday for a beautifully written post on the gifts of being a dyslexic teacher. His experiences in his youth now make him an attentive a metacognitive teacher who richly understands his students’ experiences and their requirements to thrive in the classroom.

 

 

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“Leaping ahead 15 years, I now find that having dyslexia is […]

Teaching Math to Dyslexic Students – Dr Steve Chinn

Dyslexic Advantage webinar with teaching strategies to help students with dyslexia learn math.

Dr Chinn uses animations, visuals, and simple patterns to address issues such as math facts, arithmetic, multiplication and division, and more complex topics such as algebra.

This is the best short program we have ever seen for teaching math to students with dyslexia […]