Is Orton-Gillingham Training Approach Worth It?

Is Orton-Gillingham Training Approach Worth It?

Teachers who have hands-on experience imparting training under the Orton Gillingham approach roughly estimate that even severely dyslexic students (including those suffering from ADHD), gain one grade level in reading within 75-100 hours’ worth of sessions. That can boil down to two hours of the child’s time for a month and a half. This seems … Read more

Importance of phonics in preschoolers

Importance of phonics in preschoolers

Preschool is the first introduction point of any child to the world outside their families. When parents see their kids mimicking words, identifying things around, or repeating dialogues and expressions of elders around, parents feel the need to polish their skills further, and add newer ones to their natural skill-set too. To accomplish all these … Read more

25+ Inspiring IEP Quotes for Learning Motivation

25+ Inspiring IEP Quotes for Learning Motivation

Every child is born unique. Their speciality may be different, and so can be their learning requirements. When it comes to designing an educational curriculum, mostly national intelligence average calculated from a random set of people is taken into account. But, what if not all students meet that intelligence criterion? The problem did come to … Read more

IEP Goals for Students with Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities (NVLD)

IEP Goals for Students with Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities (NVLD)

Behavior apt to situation and surroundings is a natural manifestation of human intelligence. However, those born with learning disabilities may show the inability to conform to behavioral norms. These children require additional training as a supplement to their basic skills-building curriculum. This additional training emphasizes addressing issues related to non-verbal learning disabilities; building these is … Read more

45+ STEM Education Quotes For Driving Ratiocination

45+ STEM Education Quotes

There are a thousand ways to start an article, but only a handful works when it comes to making an impression. The funny thing about quotes is, these words hardly make any literal sense. Writers are notorious for projecting an indefinite meaning advocating through their vocables. There is a constant cast shadow play of satire … Read more

5 Famous YouTubers with Dyslexia

5 Famous YouTubers with Dyslexia

When the spotlight turns off, and it’s time to wrap up the errands, it is primordial for many to find their salvation in Youtube. There is something profoundly emancipating in looking into other people’s lives, and we are guilty of the same crime. That’s one of the primitive reasons for the growing popularity of YouTube … Read more

Listening Comprehension IEP Goals: Main Goals, Importance, Ways to Formulate, Intervention Strategies

Listening Comprehension IEP Goals: Main Goals, Importance, Ways to Formulate, Intervention Strategies

The US Department of Education proposes formulation, implementation, and review of IEP goals if any student needs extra support to attain age-appropriate academic competency. IEP, as we discussed in our previous post on Vocabulary IEPs, stands for Individualized Education Programs. The public schools in the US form IEP goals for about 13 academic competencies including … Read more

Understanding, Identifying, And Developing The Gross Motor Skills In Pre-schoolers

Understanding, Identifying, And Developing The Gross Motor Skills In Pre-schoolers

How to develop gross motor skills in preschoolers? If you have a certain gap in your understanding of this topic, we suggest you read this post till the end. For the uninitiated, Gross motor skills are defined as the ability to make movements that involve limbs and torso muscles. A well developed gross motor skill … Read more

Vocabulary IEP Goals for Speech Therapy: Importance, list, assessment tips, strategies

Vocabulary IEP Goals for Speech Therapy: Importance, list, assessment tips, strategies

Teaching kids with special needs to speak can be overwhelming if there is no definite guideline available. Also, the child may tend to stray away from the learning process if there are no goals in sight. That is why a legal document has been prepared by the US govt called IEP goals. The Govt stipulates … Read more

Easy And Simple Volume Activities To Learn

Easy And Simple Volume Activities To Learn

The study of 3D shapes is called Solid Geometry. It is close to real-life as we see only solids around. The first essential measurement useful in Solid Geometry is Volume. If we go by the formula, it is equal to length x width x height. We can say the volume is nothing but the amount … Read more