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School Leaders

Middle School Children Talking in Class

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. 

Dyslexia, Literacy, Parents, School Leaders, Teachers

The “Big 5” Reading Components

Reading must be taught explicitly. The essential reading components, often referred to as “The Big 5”, include phonics, phonological awareness, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension.  These 5 must be taught together, systematically and explicitly, to properly plant the seeds for incremental growth towards lifelong literacy.