This week, to honor Dyslexia Awareness Month, neuroscientist and professor at Northwestern University Dr. Martha Burns presented our 5th annual webinar on updates to dyslexia research. Here are highlights from just two of the 2019 articles that Dr. Burns covered.
Dr. Linda Nash, Supervisor of Federal Programs/Grants in Cookeville, TN, has been crowned our first Queen of Literacy. She received 24% of all the votes cast (5,472!) and has won an all-expense paid trip to our National Circle of Learning Conference (virtual registration now open)! I caught up with Dr. Nash by phone to learn more about her life as an educator.
When educating English language learners who are struggling, how do you know when it’s time for a special education referral? How can you be sure you are assessing ELLs fairly, not mixing up linguistic and cultural diversity with cognitive ability and intellectual functioning?
The pressure on educators to meet state guidelines and community expectations is mounting. Find out how breakthrough interventions can help diverse student populations succeed.
Dr. Chris Weber explains how Response to Intervention (RTI) has been over-complicated.
VIDEO: The Fast ForWord Language Series had the greatest impact and the largest positive effect of any intervention listed by the National Center on Response to Intervention (NCRTI). Get the details here.