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Welcome to Learning Ally’s blog. You've come to the right place if you are an innovative teacher who wants to transform more struggling readers into grade-level achievers.


What Struggling Readers Wish School Administrators Knew
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January 21, 2020 by Julie Heaton

In September, Learning Ally hosted an edWebinar, titled, “What Struggling Readers Wish Administrators Knew.” Terrie Noland, V.P. of Educator Leadership & Learning led the ... Read More about What Struggling Readers Wish School Administrators Knew

What To Do About Stalling Literacy Rates in the U.S.
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December 13, 2019 by Jenny Falke

What to do about the lack of progress in reading scores? We know that a student’s reading proficiency directly impacts their ability to succeed academically. ... Read More about What To Do About Stalling Literacy Rates in the U.S.

When Words Misbehave: Why Your School Needs Assistive Reading Technology

April 3, 2019 by Valerie Chernek

Guest Blog By Christy Scattarella, Executive Director/Founder, The Shadow Project Come reading time in Ms. Peggar’s 2nd grade classroom, my son would place a book ... Read More about When Words Misbehave: Why Your School Needs Assistive Reading Technology

The Benefits of Ear-Reading

November 19, 2018 by Jhara Navalo

By Dana Blackaby - A dyslexia specialist discusses the assistive technologies she uses to help students with dyslexia make gains in reading. I’m a dyslexia ... Read More about The Benefits of Ear-Reading

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