Can the mixed-ability classroom succeed? Do differences in academic achievement, language, culture and socio-economic status make it impossible to create and sustain an equitable and inclusive learning environment?
Traditional teaching practices are often not appropriate and can in fact be detrimental to students with dyslexia. How should teachers target interventions that address the specific needs of students with dyslexia to keep them both academically and emotionally engaged and on track with their peers?
When reading assignments are paired with a writing component, students are required to be more analytical during the reading process and more reflective in their thinking.
As an educator, it is imperative to construct a specialized plan of discovery, support and accommodation in order to help your struggling students succeed. In the third section of our four-part series, “How to Support a Struggling Reader in the Classroom,” the educators at Lexplore provide an overview of the specific steps you can take as a teacher to discover any signs of reading disabilities early on and give assistance to the students who need it.
Even after you have discovered that a student in your classroom may struggle with a learning disability, it is crucial to identify which type of learning disability your student may be struggling with, as different disabilities require different practices or methods of care and attention.
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Even the most seasoned educator may struggle with identifying which of his or her students has a learning disability or has difficulty reading basic text. Properly identifying who in your classroom may be falling behind while maintaining the rest of your students’ growth and development can be overwhelming for a teacher striving to address the needs of each and every one of his or her students.