The Lexplore Academy
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.
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?