Dyslexia · Reading

How I Personalize All About Reading for Success with My Dyslexic Learners

When my kids were in 2nd grade, we reached what felt like a crisis point with reading. I was dragging them through All About Reading, but it felt entirely like dragging. Every day's reading time was miserable, and every day was frustrating to the point of meltdown. I was beyond overwhelmed, so I did some… Continue reading How I Personalize All About Reading for Success with My Dyslexic Learners

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Discussion Questions for Restart by Gordon Korman

As I've shared with you before, this year I started a middle grade book club for kids in our homeschool community. We began by choosing our books for the year with a book tasting. This September we met for our first discussion meeting about Gordon Korman's Restart, the story of a notorious bully who falls… Continue reading Discussion Questions for Restart by Gordon Korman

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Fun and Fearless Shakespeare for Kids

(This post contains affiliate links.) I'm about to tell you something that not everyone will agree with. Ready? I think it's NUTS that a great many teachers expect teenagers to open up a script for a Shakespeare play and plow through it with perfect comprehension. The truth is that Shakespeare wrote hundreds of years ago.… Continue reading Fun and Fearless Shakespeare for Kids