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Rehearsal Reading

  Rehearsal Reading See Also: 340 Apell Reading 149 Rehearsal Reading 150 Rehearsal Reading Procedure/Materials: Begin by downloading and printing the attached documents. Note: You do not need a ‘tape recorder’ as most smart phones and computers have recorders built in.…

ADHD Medications and Learning Outcomes

A recent study reviewed at www.sciencedaily.com (link below) has concluded that the earlier you start children on medications for ADHD, the better off they fare in class. This was based on a comparison of children who were required to take…

pdbq

pdbq 24 pdbq 18 pdbq 12 pdbq 10 Introduction: This is a fun, quick and useful exercise that you can fit in for a few minutes in between other activities. Do these for at least a few minutes each session…

Reading Instruction

  There are many ways to teach language. Depending on the developmental age and capacity of the child, different techniques will be more appropriate. Sometimes the last thing you want to do is ‘push’ language, and to engage in less…

The Value of Phonics

Phonemic awareness is a helpful tool in any language. If you know how letter and letter combinations are supposed to sound, you can easily work out unfamiliar words – not that this will help you understand the word, but it…

LDAC Definition & Recommendations

  The Learning Disability Association of Canada (L’association canadienne des troubles d’apprentissage, ACTA) (http://www.ldac-acta.ca/) and its library of documents and research informs to a great extent how learning disabilities are managed in Canada. LDAC/ACTA’s guidelines for defining and intervening in…

Critical Flicker Frequency and Reading Disabilities

   See Also: • The Full Article From Dr. Dominic Maino’s VisionHelp Blog: …Mean CFF threshold discriminated well between children with a chief complaint of reading problems and those with no history or report of reading problems. This agrees with earlier studies…

The Changing Face of Kindergarten

   Harvard Graduate School of Education Harvard Education Newsletter Volume 26, Number 5 September/October 2010 Kids Haven’t Changed; Kindergarten Has New data support a return to “balance” in kindergarten By LAURA PAPPANO In the ongoing battle over kindergarten—has exploratory play been shunted…

Sedentary Children

   This article from the CBC discusses the sedentary nature of children’s lifestyles inCanada. I expect this is similar to other developed nations. The guidelines presented, however, are completely unrealistic given the current model for primary education that requires children…