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Digitizing, Dyslexia, School Leaders

Middle School and Dyslexia

Middle School is a tenuous time for students; not only are they navigating emotional and social growth, but many are also living with dyslexia. It’s estimated that 20% of students have dyslexia and it represents almost 80% of all learning disorders in schools. 

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Literacy

Women Who Read Succeed: Aoibheann Mangan

March is Women’s History Month. At Lexplore, we will highlight the achievements of several women in a variety of fields, focusing on those whose journeys have been influenced by technology and literacy.

Teachers

How to Support a Struggling Reader in Your Classroom

Our society’s increased implementation of technology as a platform for learning offers a wealth of educational support for struggling readers and the educators who are determined to support them. In our fourth and final installment of the four-part series, “How to Support a Struggling Reader in Your Classroom,” the dedicated teachers at Lexplore discuss effective and time-saving online tools that will ease the disability accommodation process and help every student succeed.

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Oral vs. Silent Reading for Low Achievers

There has been much debate surrounding whether oral or silent reading is more beneficial in developing the skills and fluency of struggling readers. Here, the educators at Lexplore explain the differences between oral and silent reading techniques, what studies show regarding the benefits of each type of exercise and how a balance of both oral and silent reading may be optimal.

Teachers

How to Support a Struggling Reader in Your Classroom

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.

Teachers

How to Support a Struggling Reader in Your Classroom

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.

Digitizing

The Eyes Have It!

Have you ever benefited from a ramp at the entrance to a building? They’ve been built nearly everywhere thanks to ADA requirements. But now we understand that ramps don’t only [..]

Teachers

How to Support a Struggling Reader in Your Classroom

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.