Highly Effective Dyslexia Interventions and Programs
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Highly Effective Dyslexia Interventions and Programs

With dyslexia being estimated as occurring in 1 out of 5 students in a typical classroom, you might be looking for some effective dyslexia interventions and programs. Before explaining strategies you can use to help dyslexic students, you should really understand dyslexia. It is a language-based learning disability that will require a multisensory, structured language…

Phonological and Phonemic Awareness Strategies & Activities for Struggling Readers
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Phonological and Phonemic Awareness Strategies & Activities for Struggling Readers

In this post, I share my favorite phonological and phonemic awareness strategies and activities for struggling readers. Phonological awareness is the first step in learning how to read and spell. Phonological awareness refers to the ability to hear and manipulate sounds (can be syllables, onset, rime, or phonemes), while phonemic awareness refers to the ability…

What is Multisensory Learning and How to Implement Multisensory Teaching
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What is Multisensory Learning and How to Implement Multisensory Teaching

If you’ve read my blog before you have seen me mention multisensory learning. It’s something I came across years into teaching that I wish I had learned about from the beginning. Multi sensory learning has been the most effective way to teach my struggling learners, especially those with dyslexia. There are a number of successful…

L Blends Activities And Worksheets
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L Blends Activities And Worksheets

In this post, I share my favorite multi-sensory learning activities for L blends, along with a set of multi-sensory L blend worksheets and activities. It’s no surprise that I love to use a variety of multi-sensory activities when teaching letter blends. Multi-sensory learning is the cornerstone of the Orton-Gillingham method. Struggling learners simply learn best…

Multisensory Activities for H Brothers Digraphs
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Multisensory Activities for H Brothers Digraphs

Digraphs are another area many of my students struggle in. They either have trouble pronouncing them or they struggle to see the digraph as one sound and continue to verbalize both letter sounds when reading. Some students really struggle to visualize digraphs as one sound and will continue to sound out each letter in a…