Fact or Fiction? Debunking 5 Myths About Year-Round School
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Fact or Fiction? Debunking 5 Myths About Year-Round School

Taking an extended break from school during the long, hot months of summer has been an American tradition for generations. Across the United States, schools and communities plan around the summer break—which often lasts more than two months—with many parents and guardians saving their vacation days for special activities during...

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How to Identify and Address Early Warning Signs of Dyslexia at Every Grade Level
Friday, September 6, 2019

According to the International Dyslexia Association, dyslexia is, “a specific learning disability that is neurobiological in origin. It is characterized by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition and by poor spelling and decoding abilities. These difficulties typically result from a deficit in the phonological component of language that is...

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Biliteracy Seals Offer Hope, Recognition for EL Students
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Biliteracy Seals Offer Hope, Recognition for EL Students

Millions of K–12 students in the United States are non-native English speakers or English learners (ELs), a status that has historically been seen as a deficit or problem requiring correction. Indeed, as teacher and linguist Kristen Lindahl wrote in a post for the TESOL blog, “While the overwhelming majority of teachers...

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