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5 Myths and Misconceptions About Dyslexia

Debunk Myths and Misconceptions About Dyslexia in the Elementary Classroom

In a classroom full of students with different strengths and needs, it can be difficult for teachers to simultaneously meet each child where they are. Dyslexia in particular is often under-accommodated due to popular misconceptions about the condition. Teachers can only provide appropriate intervention when they have access to accurate information.

4 Ways To Support Elementary Students with Dyslexia

Find the Right Tools to Support Students with Dyslexia

Recent studies reveal that 1 in 5 students may have a language-based learning disability like dyslexia. Though it is ​​one of the most common learning differences in the United States, many educators still have questions about how to best support students with dyslexia.

I Was Principal for a Day and Glimpsed the Future of Education

Principal for a day! And what a day it was!

As the country’s nearly 90,000 principals mark National Principals Month, Istation’s own Chief Operating Officer Ossa Fisher briefly stepped into the principal role at Alex Sanger Preparatory School as part of the Principal for a Day project. Sanger Prep is part of the Dallas Independent School District, the second largest district in Texas and the seventeenth largest in the United States.

3 Steps to Address Unfinished Learning in Middle School

Why It’s So Important to Address Unfinished Learning

Unfinished learning can be a huge obstacle for middle school students during a transitional shift to independent learning. This is especially true for students with learning gaps in literacy, as reading to learn is a major part of middle school curriculum.

Engage Middle School Readers with Technology

How to Use Technology to Engage Middle School Readers

In a research study by Gallup, two-thirds of the teachers surveyed said they use digital learning tools to teach every day. Additionally, more than half of the teachers said they would like to use these tools more often.

8 Types of Technology-Enhanced Items That Engage Learners

Engage Learners with Technology-Enhanced Items

Multiple choice assessments have long frustrated me. As a student I was usually one of the last to finish a test because I agonized over the answer choices and often became irritated because it felt like the questions were meant to trick me. I was sure I knew so much more than the questions were asking me to show.