Navigating the Changing Landscape of Dyslexia
By: Shantell Thaxton Berrett. One in five students has a language-based learning disability, the most common of which is dyslexia. In a rapidly changing time for dyslexia legislation, here's what you need to know.
PBL for Equity & Inclusion of Students with Disabilities
By: Ace Parsi. How do we respond to struggling learners, including those with disabilities, when they just can’t seem to get it? The unfortunate fact is that we too often double down on ineffective “skill and drill” approaches that fail to engage them. PBL can help.
A Parent’s Call to Action: Leveraging Personalized Learning for Your Child
By: Karla Phillips and Ace Parsi. From the day of diagnosis, parents of students with disabilities begin the long journey of paving paths through a world designed for the mythical “average” person. Here's how personalized learning can help.
7 Critical Components to Empower Student Success
By: Lori Vandeborne & Steve Vanderhoff. Here are the 7 Critical Components to Empowering Success we implement at Rushmore Academy to ensure we remove any and all barriers to learning for our at-risk student population.
3 Ways to Connect to Students with Emotional Challenges
By: Jamie Reese. The students I work with at Mountain View Elementary range from kindergarten to third grade, and come to me with emotional challenges ranging from mood disorders to PTSD. Here, I discuss how I help them feel comfortable enough to learn.
Personalized Learning Worth Fighting For
By: Karla Esparza-Phillips and Ace Parsi. Personalized learning is the next logical step toward the "readiness for all" objective, and we all must persist in spite of challenges. Here, we discuss what that should look like.
Getting Personalized Learning Right the First Time
By: Karla Esparza-Phillips and Ace Parsi. Facing the daunting challenge of preparing all students for success, educators are caught in a persistent churn of reform and innovation. But have these innovations really moved the needle for students with disabilities?
Starting Over With Personalized Learning
By: Karla Esparza-Phillips and Ace Parsi. The rapidly growing interest in personalized learning leads us to believe that we may be finally reaching a tipping point. How can EdLeaders build a personalized learning system that meets the needs of all students?
3 Visions of Truly Inclusive Education
By: Jennifer D. Goldman, Karyn Lewis and Dr. Genevra Walters. In this post, we look at three educators' creative solutions that are making “readiness for all” a reality in their classrooms and libraries.
Brain Training Breakthroughs: Improving Student Growth and Behavior
By: Scott Miller. In our school, we help students with learning challenges by working on executive function skills such as attention, focus and memory. Here are some techniques we've developed that are applicable to all students.