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7 Ways Audiobooks Benefit Students Who Struggle with Reading
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November 9, 2018 by Valerie Chernek

Would it surprise you to learn that using audiobooks in the classroom can improve learning success and even reading scores?  When students in grades 3–8 ... Read More about 7 Ways Audiobooks Benefit Students Who Struggle with Reading

Decoding Versus Cognitive Ability
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November 3, 2018 by Valerie Chernek

By Terrie Noland, VP Education Initiatives   Automaticity is necessary in everything we do to move to higher order thinking skills and perform tasks flawlessly. In ... Read More about Decoding Versus Cognitive Ability

Introduce Students to Diverse Literature and Open World to Self-Reflection
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November 3, 2018 by Valerie Chernek

Imagine a world in which all children can see themselves in the pages of a book by relating to a character … a protagonist*.   Diverse ... Read More about Introduce Students to Diverse Literature and Open World to Self-Reflection

"Learned Helplessness" Identifying The Symptoms of Dyslexia
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November 3, 2018 by Valerie Chernek

Guest blog by Tracy Block-Zaretsky, Dyslexia Training Institute      Have you looked up dyslexia on the Internet just to find overwhelming definitions, data and ... Read More about "Learned Helplessness" Identifying The Symptoms of Dyslexia